The actions taken by Kyle Kashuv, and the ubiquity of social media are troubling on several levels.
Eighteen-year-old Kashuv was one of the survivors of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. However, unlike his fellow students who have spoken around the country about the … Read More
Commencement at colleges and universities around the country is a time for the well-known and lesser-known luminaries to make speeches that inspire a graduating class. Billionaire Robert F. Smith kicked it up a notch.
Smith, the founder, and CEO of the private equity firm Vista … Read More
When federal prosecutors charged more than two dozen wealthy parents with bribery, and fraud for using substitute test-takers and false athletic records to gain their kids’ admissions to top colleges, many in the media were not surprised.
“This large-scale grift,” Willa Paskin writes in Slate … Read More
“No nation, no society has ever changed this much, this fast. Now, before you start calling anyone bigoted, consider – and be honest – how would you feel if that happened in your neighborhood? Doesn’t matter how nice the immigrants are, they probably are nice… … Read More
It’s safe to say that, at one time or other, most teens rebel against their parents. For Ethan Lindenberger that rebellion took an unexpected turn.
When Lindenberger became a legal adult at 18, he chose to get the necessary vaccinations that his parents had avoided.… Read More
This is a story of two kids: one who does the right thing and another who, well… you decide.
When a sixth-grade student at Houghton Academy near Buffalo, New York noticed that the bus driver had accidentally hit a parked car, then left the scene, … Read More
Colman McCarthy is always a supportive friend but he’s much more.
The former Washington Post columnist retired to start The Center for Teaching Peace, a radical little group that has the audacity to believe that “unless we teach our children peace, someone else will … Read More