The Observer

Miles: The state of our schools

Daniel Miles, Columnist

September 23, 2016

It’s a common refrain on Facebook (for me, at least), from former classmates to disgruntled parents: “Our schools are failing us!” “We don’t learn anything important in school!” “Why didn’t they teach us how to write checks, or to pay taxes?” “I’ve never used algebra once!” “...

A call for campus-wide culture change

Jacob Martin

November 7, 2014

Her eyes were hidden behind dark, round aviators. She had on a blue-gray varsity athlete track jacket, and her hair was flowing freely in the wind. Despite her shades and the impossibility of assured eye-contact, she smiled at me as we passed one another Tuesday on Euclid Avenue. I smiled back. I...

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