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  1. The Difference Between an Unpaid and a Paid Student-Athlete? Not Much. Business, Yesterday

    Since July, the N.C.A.A. has allowed athletes to make money from endorsement deals. Fans don’t seem to mind.

  2. Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker Interactive, June 10

    A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.

  3. Covid World Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak Interactive, January 28

    The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.

  4. After Dropping Free Community College Plan, Democrats Explore Options U.S., October 22

    Expanded tuition assistance remains an option for the budget bill, but how much it would help students — and economic competitiveness — remains to be seen.

  5. Canceled by M.I.T.: The Professor’s Talk Opinion, October 22

    Readers oppose what one calls “the trend on college campuses to censor disagreeable speakers.” Also: Protest songs; Steve Bannon.

  6. He’s Bobby V, and He Wants to Be Mayor New York, October 22

    The mayor’s race in Stamford has been flooded with money and intrigue, thanks largely to the flamboyant presence of Bobby Valentine, a first-time candidate and former Mets and Red Sox manager.

  7. WeWork Hits the Stock Markets Business, October 21

    The co-working company’s trading debut follows a failed I.P.O., a pandemic and more.

  8. As Chinese Women Seek to Crack Male Professions, Schools Stand in the Way World, October 21

    In China, some academic programs accept only men or cap the number of female applicants, who often must test higher than their male counterparts.

  9. In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney to a Human, and It Worked Health, October 19

    A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig functions normally, scientists reported. The procedure may open the door to a renewable source of desperately needed organs.

  10. Unvaccinated public employees in Washington and Massachusetts now risk suspension or firing. World, October 19

    New Jersey’s vaccine mandate for school and state workers also took effect this week, requiring employees to provide proof of vaccination or complete a Covid-19 test at least once a week.

  11. The Soldier From the Bronx New York, October 19

    Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, died on Monday.

  12. Climate Exhibitions Look Beyond Declarations of Calamity Arts, October 19

    Museums are less interested in adding to the terror than furthering the connection to the planet.

  13. University of North Carolina Can Keep Affirmative Action, Judge Rules U.S., October 18

    Students for Fair Admissions vowed to immediately appeal in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.

  14. College Degrees Are Overrated Opinion, October 18

    Employers are missing out on a large talent pool by insisting on diplomas for jobs that don’t require them.

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  16. Bill Clinton Is Released From Hospital U.S., October 17

    The former president was admitted to a California hospital on Tuesday for treatment of an infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.

  17. U.S.C. to Issue Honorary Degrees to Displaced Japanese Students U.S., October 16

    Jonathan Kaji, former president of the Asian Pacific Alumni Association at the University of Southern California, has been pushing the school to apologize for its treatment of its Nisei students since 2007.

  18. To Learn Bees’ Secrets, Count Them One by One Science, October 16

    The decline of bee populations is a looming crisis, but there is a dearth of scientific data. Hyperlocal researchers, with nets and notebooks, could be key.

  19. China’s Latest Craze: Scripted Murders, With Real Tears and Piracy World, October 16

    “Scripted homicide” clubs have opened around the country as young people look for ways to escape and connect. Naturally, the government has questions.

  20. What I See in the Latest Blackface ‘Scandal’ Opinion, October 15

    Michigan’s campus cancelers aren’t snowflakes, they’re radicals.

  21. A Blackface ‘Othello’ Shocks, and a Professor Steps Back From Class Arts, October 15

    Students objected after the composer Bright Sheng showed the 1965 film of Laurence Olivier’s “Othello” to his class at the University of Michigan.

  22. Harvard’s Investment Report Card Business, October 15

    Big college endowments had a bumper year.

  23. Money for Kindergartners, Spendable on College New York, October 15

    New York City is giving every public school kindergartner $100 in a college savings account.

  24. ‘My Homeland’: A Poet’s Quest to Help a Family Flee Afghanistan New York, October 15

    Zohra Saed, who teaches at the City University of New York, has rallied the literary community to help another poet and his family get to safety.

  25. Dr. Eric Cassell, Bioethicist Who Put the Patient First, Dies at 93 Science, October 14

    A professor and prolific author, he cautioned that doctors too often focus on the disease instead of the overall well-being of the sufferer.

  26. YouTube’s stronger election misinformation policies had a spillover effect on Twitter and Facebook, researchers say. Technology, October 14

    The prevalence of videos claiming fraud dropped sharply, according to New York University’s Center for Social Media and Politics.

  27. Georgia’s University System Takes On Tenure U.S., October 13

    The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.

  28. What if You Had Abortion Pills in Your Medicine Cabinet? Opinion, October 13

    Doctors need to consider ways to adapt to this era of waning abortion access.

  29. Open Tryouts During the Season? For Arizona, Loser of 17 Straight, Why Not? Sports, October 13

    The Wildcats football team needs help, so it sought out reinforcements on campus.

  30. Henrietta Lacks, Whose Cells Were Taken Without Her Consent, Is Honored by W.H.O. Science, October 13

    In a ceremony in Geneva, the World Health Organization presented an award to the family of Ms. Lacks, whose cancer cells led to world-changing advances in medical and scientific research.

  31. Myriam Sarachik, Physicist Who Plumbed Magnetism, Dies at 88 Science, October 13

    She overcame bias against women in science and personal tragedy to perform groundbreaking work. She earned recognition for her achievements last year.

  32. Albert J. Raboteau, Who Transformed Black Religious Studies, Dies at 78 Books, October 13

    Working in the 1970s and ’80s, his scholarship helped to cement African-American studies as an academic discipline.

  33. The End of Gifted Programs? U.S., October 13

    New York City may overhaul its elementary admissions to the selective track.

  34. Social Security Benefits to Rise 5.9% in 2022, Most in Four Decades Business, October 13

    The increase, a cost-of-living adjustment that applies to about 70 million Americans, comes as consumer prices have jumped sharply.

  35. Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan World, October 13

    A university spokesman said the move out of Beijing had long been planned. The program’s director cited a perceived lack of friendliness from the host institution.

  36. What Does a University Owe Democracy? Opinion, October 12

    Academia can still serve the goals of liberty. But first the Coward Culture has to go.

  37. El uso de la aspirina para prevenir infartos o derrames cerebrales debe reducirse, dicen expertos en Español, October 12

    Los adultos con alto riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares se arriesgan a efectos secundarios graves si inician un régimen diario de dosis bajas del fármaco, recomendó un comité de especialistas de EE. UU.

  38. Hochul Leads Democratic Field in First Major Poll of N.Y. Governor’s Race New York, October 12

    A Marist College poll found that voters favored Gov. Kathy Hochul over potential primary rivals, including the state attorney general, Letitia James.

  39. Aspirin Use to Prevent 1st Heart Attack or Stroke Should Be Curtailed, U.S. Panel Says Health, October 12

    Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease may face serious side effects if they start a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin.

  40. Governor’s Race Puts Mask and Vaccines Mandates to a Political Test New York, October 12

    The New Jersey governor election is one of the first statewide contests to measure how voters feel about strict coronavirus mandates.

  41. Seeding Accounts for Kindergartners and Hoping to Grow College Graduates Your Money, October 11

    New York City is giving every public school kindergartner $100 in a college savings account. Here’s why every penny matters.

  42. After Years of Sexual Abuse Allegations, How Did This Doctor Keep Working? Health, October 11

    Hospital staff members looked the other way while Ricardo Cruciani addicted vulnerable women to pain medications and assaulted them, according to a new lawsuit.

  43. The Nobel in economics goes to three who find experiments in real life. Business, October 11

    David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens were honored for delving into cause and effect in ways that shed light on labor markets.

  44. As E-Scooters and E-Bikes Proliferate, Safety Challenges Grow New York, October 11

    A surge in electric-powered mobility devices during the pandemic is likely to become a lasting feature, transforming the New York City streetscape.

  45. The College Admissions Scandal: Where Some of the Defendants Are Now U.S., October 9

    Dozens of parents and others have pleaded guilty. Here’s what happened to a few of them.

  46. Moshe Tendler, Authority on Jewish Medical Ethics, Dies at 95 New York, October 9

    His pronouncements — on sex, death, organ transplants and more — carried weight in no small part because he was both a master of Jewish scripture and a microbiologist.

  47. Paul, John, George y Ringo: una tesis en Español, October 9

    En Liverpool, Inglaterra, un programa de postgrado pretende convertir a los fans de los Beatles en estudiantes serios del legado del grupo.

  48. Peter C. Bunnell, 83, Dies; Brought Academic Rigor to History of Photography Arts, October 8

    As a curator at MoMA and then a professor at Princeton, he pushed museums and art historians to take photography seriously.

  49. 2 Parents Are Convicted in the Varsity Blues Admissions Trial U.S., October 8

    John Wilson, a private equity financier, and Gamal Abdelaziz, a former casino executive, were the first people to stand trial in the federal investigation.

  50. They Had the Vaccines and a Plan to Reopen. Instead They Got Cold Feet. World, October 8

    Singapore’s experience offers lessons for other countries that want to reduce pandemic restrictions but have yet to deal with widespread infections.

  51. Paula J. Clayton Dies at 86; Helped Destigmatize Depression and Suicide Science, October 7

    A clinical psychiatrist, she showed that suicide was often a result of mental illness, and that it could be avoided with the right treatment and public education.

  52. El único tratamiento que alivió su depresión fue un ‘marcapasos para el cerebro’ en Español, October 7

    Es el primer estudio que aplica la estimulación cerebral individualizada con el fin de tratar la depresión grave. El caso de Sarah plantea que este método podría ayudar a personas que no responden a otras terapias.

  53. The Professor, the Donors and a Clash at Yale Opinion, October 6

    A battle over academic freedom at Yale. Also: Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona; hazing and assault on campus; bike chaos in New York; Messi's goal.

  54. The Fight to Ban Books U.S., October 6

    Critical race theory battles hit libraries.

  55. A Trial About Wealth, Privilege and the Murkiness of College Admissions U.S., October 6

    In closing arguments at the Varsity Blues trial, prosecutors focused on bribes, but the ways in which universities cater to rich families are also on trial.

  56. San Antonio’s Challenge: Balancing Growth With Heritage Business, October 5

    A number of large-scale projects will expand the city’s downtown, but community advocates are worried about preserving the area’s Mexican American culture.

  57. Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Study of Humanity’s Role in Changing Climate Science, October 5

    The work of Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi “demonstrate that our knowledge about the climate rests on a solid scientific foundation,” the committee said.

  58. A ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’: No Treatment Helped Her Depression — Until This Health, October 4

    It’s the first study of individualized brain stimulation to treat severe depression. Sarah’s case raises the possibility the method may help people who don’t respond to other therapies.

  59. Losing Your Hair? You Might Blame the Great Stem Cell Escape. Health, October 4

    By observing mice hair follicles, scientists discovered an unexpected mechanism of aging. “If I didn’t see it with my own eyes I wouldn't believe it,” one said.

  60. National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Covid Relief Grants Arts, October 4

    The American Rescue Plan Act, with its $87.8 million in funding, will support projects at nearly 300 cultural and educational institutions in the country.

  61. These Young Singers Still Carry the Torch of Black Freedom Opinion, October 4

    For 150 years, the Fisk Jubilee Singers have performed spirituals that saved a university and helped raise generations up from the bonds of slavery.

  62. Setting Sail on the Winding Waterways of California’s Delta Travel, October 3

    The sprawling 1,250-square-mile system of water and farmland in Northern California is a four-season destination for watersport fans and home to many riverbank communities.

  63. Cancel Culture: Are We Overreacting? Opinion, October 2

    Readers mostly disagree with a column by Michelle Goldberg that suggests that we are, and she responds to their critiques.

  64. Harvard and Other Schools Make a Choice on Fossil Fuels Opinion, October 2

    Climate activists on campuses across the country have spent years organizing in the name of fossil fuel divestment. That organizing is starting to pay off.

  65. Tallying the Cost of Growing Older Health, October 2

    Researchers have been studying how much care American adults will require as they age, and for how long.

  66. R. Allen Gardner, 91, Dies; Taught Sign Language to a Chimp Named Washoe Science, October 1

    He and his wife and collaborator made headlines with their finding that they could communicate with a young ape using the language of the deaf.

  67. Carlisle Floyd, Whose Operas Spun Fables of the South, Dies at 95 Arts, September 30

    His celebrated works drew from the musical traditions of revival meetings and country hoedowns, telling stories of intolerance.

  68. Leader of Prestigious Yale Program Resigns, Citing Donor Pressure Arts, September 30

    The historian Beverly Gage, who has run the Grand Strategy course since 2017, says the university failed to stand up for academic freedom amid inappropriate efforts to influence the curriculum.

  69. Yale Says Its Vinland Map, Once Called a Medieval Treasure, Is Fake U.S., September 30

    For decades, researchers at Yale and elsewhere have questioned the authenticity of a map that seemed to reflect Viking travels to North America. The school now says the case is closed.

  70. Biden, You Should Be Aware That Your Submarine Deal Has Costs Opinion, September 30

    As experts hail the AUKUS agreement, the Biden administration should ensure it does not reflect a self-defeating concept of great power competition.

  71. Labor Memo Amounts to New Stance From Feds Against the N.C.A.A. Sports, September 29

    The top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board signaled that private universities should not treat those who compete in college sports as “mere ‘student-athletes.’”

  72. N.C.A.A. to Use ‘March Madness’ Slogan for Women’s Basketball, Too Sports, September 29

    The slogan has long applied only to the men’s college basketball tournament, drawing criticism that the women’s game has been left behind.

  73. Schools Struggle to Serve Lunch U.S., September 29

    Fewer workers mean fewer hot meals for students.

  74. #DoNotTouchMyClothes: Afghan Women Protest Taliban Restrictions on Rights Style, September 29

    A social media campaign within the Afghan diaspora celebrates pre-Taliban dress traditions, and mourns the loss of that freedom.

  75. New Taliban Chancellor Bars Women From Kabul University World, September 27

    The new policy for Afghanistan’s premier university is another major blow to women’s rights under Taliban rule, and to a two-decade effort to build up higher education.

  76. How a Princeton Economist Teaches Resilience Opinion, September 27

    Through the pandemic, Markus Brunnermeier conducted remarkable video seminars with leading thinkers in his field.

  77. Tenure in Our Colleges: Problems and Promise Opinion, September 27

    Readers respond to an opinion essay about tenure. Also: The C.D.C. director and boosters; Joe Biden and Donald Trump; the spending bill.

  78. A Cog in the College Admissions Scandal Speaks Out Sports, September 27

    A former sailing coach who took a plea deal for shuffling bribes to Stanford’s athletic program says his colleagues knew where the money was coming from.

  79. 8 Arrested in Fraternity Pledge’s Alcohol-Poisoning Death, Police Say U.S., September 25

    Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old student at Virginia Commonwealth University, died in February after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey, family members say.

  80. Robinhood Hits Campus, Where Credit Card Companies Fear to Tread Your Money, September 25

    The company plans to hit up college coffee shops to spread the word about its services. When credit card companies did it a generation ago, Congress got involved.

  81. Steven Pinker Thinks Your Sense of Imminent Doom Is Wrong Interactive, September 6

    “It is irrational to interpret a number of crises occurring at the same time as signs that we’re doomed.”

  82. 4 Questions About Student Loans, Answered Interactive, June 24

    Interest rates on federal student loans for the coming academic year will rise nearly a percentage point on July 1.

  83. Printable 2021 N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament Bracket Interactive, March 15

    Stanford, Connecticut, South Carolina and N.C. State are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament.

  84. Printable 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Tournament Bracket Interactive, March 14

    Gonzaga, Baylor, Illinois and Michigan are the top seeds in the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament.

  85. When the Clock Stopped Interactive, March 6

    The three days last March that changed sports.

  86. Cómo funciona la vacuna de Oxford-AstraZeneca Interactive, March 5

    Un adenovirus ayuda a preparar el sistema inmune para combatir el coronavirus.

  87. Tracking Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities Interactive, February 25

    Coronavirus cases continue to climb steadily at colleges, a New York Times survey has found. Some schools have announced vaccine requirements for students returning in the fall.

  88. The State of the Virus: 2020 in Review Interactive, December 30

    How the coronavirus spread across the United States.

  89. John Thompson Was Every Black Boy’s Longed-For Coach Interactive, December 23

    A stern disciplinarian with a white towel on his shoulder, he made Georgetown’s basketball team champions.

  90. How the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Works Interactive, December 17

    An adenovirus helps prime the immune system to fight the coronavirus.

  91. ‘We’re Facing So Many Different Battles’ Interactive, December 14

    Catherine Volcy, like college students across America, is studying from home. She is aching to talk in person with her peers and professors about this tumultuous year.

  92. Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker Interactive, December 8

    A look at all the vaccines that have reached trials in humans.

  93. Full Recap and Analysis of the First Presidential Debate Interactive, September 29

    President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. debated for the first time, with Chris Wallace of Fox News moderating. Watch the full video with our fact-checks and analysis.

  94. Tracking the Coronavirus at U.S. Colleges and Universities Interactive, August 25

    College campuses, like the rest of the country, are enduring a coronavirus surge.

  95. Now That the Redskins Are Gone, Who’s Next? Interactive, July 13

    Expect increased pressure on other teams to change their nicknames and logos, including the Braves, Indians and Chiefs.

  96. Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S. Without Urgent Action, Estimates Say Interactive, March 20

    Immediate steps to limit social contact in parts of the United States where few cases have been identified are needed to slow the outbreak, a model suggests.

  97. School Closings Over Coronavirus in New York and New Jersey Interactive, March 9

    Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.

  98. U.K. Scholars Back Cambridge Researcher’s Efforts to Avoid Deportation Foreign, November 11

    More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.

  99. Steal This Archive? Abbie Hoffman’s Papers Become a College Collection N Y T I, October 27

    Thousands of letters and other artifacts from the life of the radical prankster of the counterculture are sold to the University of Texas at Austin.

  100. Shooting in Texas Leaves 2 Dead and at Least 14 Wounded, Officials Say Express, October 27

    One day after a gunman opened fire on a homecoming party attended by hundreds near Greenville, Tex., a suspect was arrested.

  101. Solving a Boomtown Mystery Op Ed, June 10

    Why are some small towns thriving?

  102. He Was Looking for Opals. Instead He Found a New Dinosaur Species. Foreign, June 4

    Scientists reported the discovery in Australia of a plant-eating species, 35 years after a miner brought fossils to a museum in Sydney.

  103. The Reason You Hate Online Ads Op Ed, May 28

    The algorithms know what we’ll do, but not why we do it. At least not yet.

  104. Elizabeth Warren’s Higher Education Plan: Cancel Student Debt and Eliminate Tuition Politics, April 22

    Ms. Warren’s proposal would use new taxes on the wealthy to end tuition at public colleges, and eliminate all student loan debt for more than 75 percent of borrowers.

  105. A Composer’s Redacted Music and Raucous Noise Culture, April 19

    Two of David T. Little’s politically charged instrumental works were the halves of a Composer Portrait concert at Miller Theater on Thursday.

  106. Before Deciding on a College, Look Closely at the Financial Aid Letter Business, April 19

    Schools are not required to use the same terminology in their offers. And an “award” could mean a grant — or a loan. “Celebrate,” one expert says. “Then, decide.”

  107. The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells Well, April 18

    Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers.

  108. He Listed a T. Rex Fossil on eBay for $2.95 Million. Scientists Weren’t Thrilled. Express, April 17

    “I own this thing,” Alan Detrich recalled telling a museum director. “It is mine. I can do whatever I want.”

  109. For Refugee Children, Reading Helps Heal Trauma Op Ed, April 17

    Psychologists find that story time can build the strong relationships they need for healthy development.

  110. Stanford Clears Professor of Helping With Gene-Edited Babies Experiment Science, April 16

    Stephen Quake and two colleagues were found to have followed proper scientific protocol in their interactions with the Chinese researcher who did the work.

  111. #WhatsMyName Stresses Safety for Uber Riders Gender, April 16

    A South Carolina student was murdered after getting into a car she mistook for her Uber, underscoring the safety risks of ride-hailing apps.

  112. Anti-Zionists Deserve Free Speech Op Ed, April 15

    The Trump administration bars a critic of Israel from America.

  113. Fordham Student, Sydney Monfries, Dies After Fall From Campus Bell Tower Metro, April 14

    Ms. Monfries, a 22-year-old senior, died Sunday evening, hours after falling from a tower known to attract thrill-seeking students at the university’s Bronx campus.

  114. Beloved Composer: The Week in Classical Music Culture, April 13

    George Crumb at 90, the opening of the Shed, and a new album of David Sanford's music were among the highlights.

  115. James Winn, 71, Dryden Biographer and a Skilled Flutist, Dies Obits, April 12

    Whether he was writing a Restoration period biography or a book on war poetry, his background in music informed his approach.

  116. Forrest Gregg, Iron Man Lineman for Lombardi’s Packers, Dies at 85 Obits, April 12

    An All-Pro on championship teams and a Hall of Famer, he powered Green Bay’s turf-churning “sweep.” He was later a head coach of three N.F.L. teams.

  117. Lorraine Branham, Journalism Dean and Mentor, Dies at 66 Obits, April 11

    As the first woman and first person of color to lead the Newhouse School at Syracuse, she helped students and faculty embrace the future — and diversity.

  118. Biden, Despite Troubles, Tops Democratic Contenders in Poll of Iowa Voters Politics, April 11

    The poll, conducted by Monmouth University, also indicated that support for Mayor Pete Buttigieg is on the rise.

  119. Lawrence Rhodes, Celebrated Dancer and Renowned Teacher, Dies at 79 Obits, April 10

    His performances in both classical ballet and modern existential works were widely hailed. “He was my hero,” American Ballet Theater’s director said.

  120. Michigan State Discouraged Reporting of Rape Allegation Against Athletes, Woman Says Sports, April 10

    A woman who accused three basketball players and sued the university speaks publicly about her case for the first time.

  121. Prosecutors Sometimes Behave Badly. Now They May Be Held to Account. Metro, April 5

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York approved landmark legislation creating a commission to investigate misconduct by prosecutors. District attorneys vowed to fight it in court.

  122. Beyond Biden: How Close Is Too Close? Science, April 4

    Psychologists have studied personal space and physical contact for decades. Here's why people get so uncomfortable.

  123. They Thought It Was Their Uber. But the Driver Was a Predator. National, April 4

    A South Carolina college student was killed last weekend by a man posing as a ride-share driver, the police said. Across the country, women have reported dozens of similar attacks in recent years.

  124. College Sports 101: A U.N.C. Class Reviews a Scandal at Its Source Sports, April 4

    A history professor at the University of North Carolina has been teaching a course on big-time college sports, with an emphasis on an academic fraud case involving Tar Heel athletes.

  125. The Price for ‘Predatory’ Publishing? $50 Million Science, April 3

    The Federal Trade Commission accused Omics International, a publisher in India, of operating hundreds of questionable scientific journals. A federal judge agreed.

  126. She Survived a Slave Ship, the Civil War and the Depression. Her Name Was Redoshi. Express, April 3

    New research suggests that Redoshi, who became a free woman in 1865, may have been the last living survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

  127. Why Learn Another Language? Here’s Why Letters, April 2

    Readers stress the importance of language study.

  128. Slave Owners’ Names Are on Dorms at a SUNY School. That’s Changing. Metro, April 2

    Five dormitories and the dining hall at SUNY New Paltz in New York will feature Native American names instead of the town’s slave-owning founders.

  129. It’s Possible Leggings Are the Future. Deal With It. Styles, April 1

    Last week they set off a firestorm at the University of Notre Dame. Why does this item of clothing get people so riled up?

  130. College Student Samantha Josephson Found Dead After She Got Into a Car She Mistook for Her Uber, Police Say Express, March 30

    Nathaniel D. Rowland, 24, was arrested in connection with the death of Samantha Josephson, 21, in South Carolina. The authorities did not disclose a motive or how she died.

  131. A Timeline of Key Supreme Court Cases on Affirmative Action National, March 30

    The Supreme Court has weighed in on affirmative action several times. Here are some key cases through the decades.

  132. Former University of Oklahoma President Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations Express, March 29

    A former university student said Mr. Boren, an ex-governor and United States senator, made unwanted sexual advances. Mr. Boren has denied the allegation.

  133. The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought Science, March 28

    As a threat to wildlife, an amphibian fungus has become “the most deadly pathogen known to science.”

  134. Janet Lieberman, 97, a Force in Community College Education, Dies Obits, March 27

    From its inception she was a guiding spirit at LaGuardia Community College in Queens with national influence in helping underserved students.

  135. A Colonial-Era Cemetery Resurfaces in Philadelphia Science, March 25

    Remains buried in the First Baptist cemetery were believed to have been moved in 1860. But many coffins and bones were still there.

  136. Will the Supreme Court End Gerrymandering? Arguments Begin This Week National, March 25

    Justices will be reviewing the case of North Carolina, where Republicans drew a map to maximize their power in the House. Plaintiffs challenging the map say it’s unconstitutional.

  137. ‘Pick My Cotton’: Video of Mock Whipping Prompts Fraternity to Expel 4 Students Express, March 24

    The University of Georgia chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon was temporarily suspended and four students were expelled after the video was circulated online.

  138. The Cruel Irony of ‘Free’ College Promises Op Ed, March 18

    Forget admissions bribery. For poorer families, even “free public college” isn’t free if only tuition costs are covered.

  139. Johnny (Lam) Jones, Texas Track and Football Star, Dies at 60 Obits, March 15

    Jones won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics and signed pro football’s first million-dollar contract, with the Jets. But N.F.L. stardom eluded him.

  140. I Learned in College That Admission Has Always Been for Sale Op Ed, March 13

    The bribery scandal is no more abhorrent than the completely legal industry that helps many wealthy kids get into the schools of their dreams.

  141. A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder. Express, March 12

    A cold case in Sioux Falls, S.D., was given new impetus after detectives employed DNA technology and genealogy data.

  142. The N.C.A.A. Lost in Court, but Athletes Didn’t Win, Either Sports, March 11

    A judge ruled that college sports violated antitrust law, but she stopped short of making them change the system to allow for greater compensation.