Monday, July 28, 2014
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EDIT: Clip the owner

The NBA banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life on Tuesday and fined him $2.5 million for racist comments he made on audio recordings that leaked to the media over the weekend. According to multiple outlets, Sterling’s glaring racism has caused many problems over the years, but has somehow gotten pushed under the […]

GIESELMANN: Religion in China

The hour-long commute from classes to my internship in downtown Shanghai is punctuated by a stroll past the Jing’An Temple. This temple — which literally translates as “The Temple of Peace and Harmony”— is unique in its immense size. Gold roofing, red archways, ornate beasts and twisting pillars form an absolutely resplendent example of Chinese […]

EDIT: Stopping bullying where it begins

Policymakers in Massachusetts can spend as much money as they please to expand and refine early education in their state, but if a student isn’t even comfortable in the classroom — what’s the point? According to MassEquality.org, bullying remains one of the greatest hurdles to success in a child’s academic experience. As children are discovering […]

HOFBERG: Hogwarts online

Do you have access to Wi-Fi and dreams of becoming a real-life witch or wizard? Well, now that Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is offering online courses, you can. Although I wish I were kidding, I’m not. It used to be that if you wanted to get to Hogwarts, you would need to make […]

EDIT: Controlling condoms

Luckily for New York City residents, they may be able to carry around as many condoms as they want without running the risk of being accused of prostitution. In the interest of upholding public health values, the New York Police Department said Friday that they are going to review current legislation that allows them to accuse anyone […]