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  1. The Debate Over the ‘Jihad’ Documentary Opinion, Today

    Readers discuss criticism of a white woman’s film about Muslims accused of terrorism. Also: Preschool in New York; gay and in exile; a fragile democracy; student debt.

  2. ‘InHospitable’ Review: Fight for Survival Movies, Today

    Patients push back on a medical behemoth in this persuasive health care documentary.

  3. The Lesbian Perez Hilton of TikTok Style, Today

    When relationship dramas heated up this summer, she saw an opportunity.

  4. Gov. Hochul Solidifies Lead Over Lee Zeldin in Latest Poll Metro, Yesterday

    A Siena College poll on Wednesday showed Gov. Kathy Hochul with a 17 percentage-point lead over Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s race for governor.

  5. LinkedIn hizo experimentos con millones de sus usuarios, sin avisarles en Español, Yesterday

    Un estudio que analizó esas pruebas descubrió que las conexiones sociales relativamente débiles eran más útiles para encontrar trabajo que los vínculos sociales más fuertes.

  6. Memphis and Hardaway Escape Serious Punishment for N.C.A.A. Violations Sports, September 27

    An N.C.A.A. panel said Hardaway’s unique standing made it allowable for him to give moving expenses to the family of a star player.

  7. Lawsuit Seeks to Block Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan Business, September 27

    A lawyer at a conservative legal group said in a complaint that he would personally be financially harmed by the government’s approach.

  8. Majority of Florida Public Schools Cancel Classes Ahead of Hurricane Ian National, September 27

    About 50 K-12 school districts announced that they would close, along with about 30 colleges and universities.

  9. NASA Smashes Into an Asteroid, Completing a Mission to Save a Future Day Science, September 26

    The DART spacecraft completed its 10-month journey to demonstrate a technique that could defend the planet from deadly space rocks in the future.

  10. Biden’s Student Loan Plan Has Issues Op Ed, September 26

    Its income-driven component could backfire.

  11. The Inescapable Vibrations of ‘Violet’ Culture, September 25

    This 2011 work by the American-born, Europe-based choreographer Meg Stuart feels overextended.

  12. LinkedIn Ran Social Experiments on 20 Million Users Over Five Years Business, September 24

    A study that looked back at those tests found that relatively weak social connections were more helpful in finding jobs than stronger social ties.

  13. The Discount Data That Some Colleges Won’t Publish Business, September 24

    Want to know how few students pay full price, or the odds of getting merit aid? The so-called Common Data Set can help, but some schools don’t post it.

  14. Donald Blinken, Ambassador, Financier and Art Patron, Dies at 96 Obits, September 23

    He co-founded a venture capital firm, championed Mark Rothko, served in Hungary during a pivotal period and raised a future U.S. secretary of state.

  15. University of Utah Student Made Threat About Campus Nuclear Reactor, Officials Say Express, September 23

    A 21-year-old student was arrested on suspicion of making a terrorist threat after posting on social media that she would detonate the reactor if the school’s football team lost, the university said.

  16. Stop Making Asian Americans Pay the Price for Campus Diversity Op Ed, September 23

    Affirmative action in admissions may be nearing its end. It’s about time.

  17. Newton Harrison, a Founder of the Eco-Art Movement, Dies at 89 Obits, September 23

    He and his wife produced work that blended marine biology, agriculture, urban planning and activism and that tackled, early on, the effects of climate change.

  18. California Regents Hear Out Pac-12 on Whether to Block U.C.L.A.’s Move to Big Ten Sports, September 22

    The leaders of the sprawling University of California educational system are considering whether they should halt the move by U.C.L.A.

  19. Mississippi Welfare Scandal Spreads Well Beyond Brett Favre National, September 22

    Millions earmarked for the needy in the nation’s poorest state instead went to projects that benefited the well-to-do, the state alleges, including a volleyball stadium at Mr. Favre’s alma mater.

  20. Saul Kripke, Philosopher Who Found Truths in Semantics, Dies at 81 Obits, September 21

    A leading 20th-century thinker, he published a landmark work at 32. Known for lecturing extemporaneously without notes, he dazzled colleagues with the breadth of his ruminations.

  21. Saving Whales From Ship Collisions With Warnings and Letter Grades Science, September 21

    Four whales have died near San Francisco this year after ships crashed into them, and scientists hope to drive that number to zero with new technology.

  22. Amid Court Fight, L.G.B.T.Q. Club Proposes a Compromise to Yeshiva Metro, September 21

    The Modern Orthodox Jewish university in Manhattan had said it would halt the activities of all undergraduate clubs rather than sanction the gay student organization. The students say they will delay seeking recognition if the other clubs can resu...

  23. What Hemingway Left in Sloppy Joe’s Bar 80 Years Ago Arts & Leisure, September 21

    The trove of items deposited in Key West, now part of a new archive at Penn State, includes four unpublished short stories, drafts of manuscripts and boxes of personal effects.

  24. John W. O’Malley, Leading Catholic Historian, Dies at 95 Obits, September 20

    He wrote groundbreaking histories of the Second Vatican Council, the late medieval church and the Jesuits, of which he was a member.

  25. A Virginia University Will Pay Hazing Victim’s Family Nearly $1 Million Express, September 20

    Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University, died last year after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey.

  26. Coach Leonard Hamilton: ‘The Worse the Program, the More I Became Interested’ Sports, September 19

    Hamilton, the Florida State men’s basketball coach, was presented with the Joe Lapchick Character Award in New York last week.

  27. Social Media Companies Still Boost Election Fraud Claims, Report Says Business, September 19

    The report, by New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, argues that the companies fuel false conspiracies about election fraud despite promises to combat them.

  28. In ‘Nehanda,’ the Band Played On Culture, September 18

    The choreographer and performer Nora Chipaumire’s new six-hour work at the Alexander Kasser Theater invokes ancestral spirits.

  29. Student Loan Subsidies Could Have Dangerous, Unintended Side Effects Business, September 18

    Experts worry that aspects of President Biden’s debt relief plan could lure unscrupulous schools and unknowing students.

  30. Reimagining K-12 Education in America Letters, September 17

    Readers react to a dozen essays trying to answer “What Is School For?”

  31. The Subprime Loans for College Hiding in Plain Sight Business, September 17

    Many families can borrow most of the cost of college using a Parent PLUS loan. This will not end well.

  32. Tobia Nicotra, el infame falsificador de Milán cuyas obras siguen arruinando colecciones históricas en Español, September 17

    Este verano, el hallazgo de un manuscrito falso de Galileo reactivó el interés por un prolífico y extravagante falsificador del siglo XX.

  33. Yeshiva University Halts All Student Clubs to Block L.G.B.T.Q. Group Metro, September 17

    Earlier in the week, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a ruling to stand for now that required the university to recognize the group.

  34. Jorja Fleezanis, Violinist and Pioneering Concertmaster, Dies at 70 Obits, September 16

    “Being a concertmaster is terribly demanding,” she once said, “but women can handle the job as well as men can. I know that.”

  35. She’s Come Undone (on Purpose) Styles, September 16

    The jeans of the young and stylish are unzipped, unbuttoned and unbothered. Why?

  36. New Trial Is Ordered for Water Polo Coach Convicted in ‘Varsity Blues’ Scandal National, September 15

    Jovan Vavic, who was convicted on bribery and fraud, won a striking victory after a string of guilty verdicts and guilty pleas by parents, coaches and others embroiled in the scandal.

  37. Paul T. Kwami, Fisk Jubilee Singers’ Longtime Director, Dies at 70 Obits, September 15

    He took the storied Black musical group to new heights, including its first Grammy win and a National Medal of Arts.

  38. Congress Told Colleges to Return Native Remains. What’s Taking So Long? National, September 15

    The University of North Dakota, the latest U.S. college to acknowledge keeping Indigenous bones and artifacts, pledged to work with tribal leaders on returning them.

  39. Despite Years of Criticism, the U.S. News College Rankings Live On National, September 15

    Columbia University skidded to No. 18, suggesting that the ratings may be flawed and easily manipulated. But for many families, the list is a marker of prestige.

  40. The Search for Intelligent Life Is About to Get a Lot More Interesting Magazine, September 15

    There are an estimated 100 billion galaxies in the universe, home to an unimaginable abundance of planets. And now there are new ways to spot signs of life on them.

  41. Supreme Court Says Yeshiva University Must Allow L.G.B.T. Group as Case Proceeds Washington, September 14

    By a 5-to-4 vote, the court refused to block a trial judge’s ruling that required the university to recognize the group under New York City’s anti-discrimination law.

  42. Art Rosenbaum, Painter and Preserver of Folk Music, Dies at 83 Obits, September 14

    As an artist and exponent of American traditional songs, he sought to blur the lines between outsider and insider art.

  43. What School Anxiety Dreams Teach Us About Ourselves Op Ed, September 14

    Why we keep having school anxiety dreams, and what they may mean.

  44. The College Pricing Game The Daily, September 14

    In the wake of student debt relief, an exploration of how higher education costs became such a complex issue.

  45. Package Explodes at Northeastern U. in Boston, Injuring an Employee Express, September 14

    A second package was rendered safe by the bomb squad, and the 45-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital with a minor hand injury, the authorities said.

  46. Unearthing a Maya Civilization That ‘Punched Above Its Weight’ Science, September 13

    Before the pandemic, the long-sought ruins of Sak Tz’i’, a small but influential Mesoamerican kingdom, were discovered on a cattle ranch in Mexico. This summer archaeologists returned to excavate it.

  47. To Search for a Near-Extinct Snail, Tread Lightly Science, September 13

    Monitoring the last wild Chittenango ovate amber snails, scientists tiptoe through a waterfall spray zone the size of a living room.

  48. Columbia Loses A-Plus Status in U.S. News Rankings Metro, September 13

    The university plunged from No. 2 to No. 18 in the popular list, which many experts call into question.

  49. U.S. News Dropped Columbia’s Ranking, but Its Own Methods Are Now Questioned National, September 12

    After doubt about its data, the university dropped to No. 18 from No. 2. But now many are asking, can the rating system be that easily manipulated?

  50. As Harvard Makes Amends for Its Ties to Slavery, Descendants Ask, What Is Owed? National, September 12

    A woman who lived in the shadows of Harvard discovers, at 80, that her enslaved ancestors had links to the university.

  51. Sweden’s Divisive Election Is Too Close to Call, Officials Say Foreign, September 12

    The tight race capped a campaign that analysts called unusually aggressive, with the nationalist, right-wing Sweden Democrats increasingly popular.

  52. How the CUNY Chancellor Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, September 10

    An avid city cyclist, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez also manages to fit in some work, a lunch outing, a movie and a call to his mother.

  53. For Florida A&M, Getting on the Field Is Just One of Many Problems Sports, September 10

    The university’s football players nearly skipped their opening game in protest of their mismanaged athletic department. Recent history shows far more dysfunction within the university’s sports program.

  54. Yeshiva University Can Bar L.G.B.T. Club for Now, Justice Rules Metro, September 10

    Sonia Sotomayor’s ruling will be in place pending a decision by the Supreme Court to take up the case.

  55. Marc Lewitinn, Covid Patient, Dies at 76 After 850 Days on a Ventilator Obits, September 9

    While no definitive statistics exist, doctors say Mr. Lewitinn, a retired Manhattan store owner, likely remained on the device longer than any other Covid patient.

  56. Galileo Forgery’s Trail Leads to Web of Mistresses and Manuscripts Culture, September 9

    The unmasking of a fake Galileo manuscript this summer brought renewed attention to a colorful, prolific early-20th-century forger named Tobia Nicotra.

  57. A Great Podcast, a Worthy Memoir and a Curdled Take on Clarence Thomas Op Ed, September 9

    A fall syllabus.

  58. B.Y.U. Says It Found No Evidence of Racial Slurs at Volleyball Match Express, September 9

    The school apologized to a spectator it had banned from its sporting events and said it could not corroborate a Duke player’s accusations of racial heckling. Duke said it stood by its players, “especially when their character is called into questi...

  59. Kurt Gottfried, Physicist and Foe of Nuclear Weapons, Dies at 93 Obits, September 9

    As a founder of the Union of Concerned Scientists, he defended Soviet dissidents and advocated higher standards in government research.

  60. After a Legal Fight, Oberlin Says It Will Pay $36.59 Million to a Local Bakery National, September 8

    Gibson’s Bakery said the liberal arts college had falsely accused it of racism after a Black student was caught shoplifting.

  61. At the U.S. Open, Future College Tennis Stars Are an Unsung Draw Sports, September 8

    College coaches can be found across the U.S. Open’s outer courts during the juniors competitions, displaying their school colors while searching for the next star recruit.

  62. More Than 90 Art Shows and Exhibitions to See This Fall Arts & Leisure, September 8

    Highlights include grand retrospectives of Alex Katz and Wolfgang Tillmans, a titanic assembly of van Gogh and a celebration of the pioneering Just Above Midtown gallery.

  63. To Probe Tornado Secrets, These Scientists Stalk Supercells National, September 8

    We went on the road with scientists crisscrossing the Great Plains, trying to learn how to tell which storms with tornado potential will actually spawn them.

  64. Truss Forms a Cabinet Diverse in Background but Not in Ideology Foreign, September 7

    Britain’s new prime minister, Liz Truss, has recruited cabinet members from diverse backgrounds, though her inner circle retains a hard Conservative edge.

  65. Sex-Cult Leader’s ‘Trusted Lieutenant’ Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Metro, September 7

    Isabella Pollok, one of the Sarah Lawrence students who fell under the influence of Lawrence V. Ray, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money.

  66. The Safe Space That Became a Viral Nightmare Magazine, September 7

    An argument at Arizona State’s multicultural center spiraled into a disaster for everyone involved. Who was to blame?

  67. B.Y.U. Is Still Investigating Racial Slurs at Women’s Volleyball Match Express, September 6

    Brigham Young University has asked people who were at the Aug. 26 game for help finding the person who yelled slurs at a Black player for Duke University.

  68. Possible Delays in the Trump Inquiry Letters, September 6

    Readers discuss a judge’s ruling on a special master and the D.O.J.’s 60-day rule. Also: ADL’s response; college’s value; second chances; male friendship.

  69. Scientists Have Made a Human Microbiome From Scratch Science, September 6

    To better understand how microbes affect our health, researchers combined 119 species of bacteria naturally found in the human body.

  70. Frank Drake, Who Led Search for Life on Other Planets, Dies at 92 Obits, September 5

    He was convinced that human beings would eventually connect with extraterrestrials, and he inspired others to share that belief.

  71. The End-of-Summer Child Care Crunch Is Here. I’m Not Amused. Op Ed, September 3

    North Carolina offers a frustrating example of how hard it can be to make changes that help families.

  72. They Have Debt but No Degree. Could Loan Forgiveness Send Them Back to School? National, September 3

    Millions took on debt for college but left without graduating, making it harder to repay their loans. Will the Biden administration’s relief plan get them to try again?

  73. Why Aren’t Student Loans Simple? Because This Is America. Business, September 3

    Instead of making higher education free, we subsidize it later through repayment plans and attempts at debt cancellation. The complexity is disrespectful.

  74. The Prison Letters Project Magazine, September 2

    Emily Bazelon knew she would receive more letters after the exoneration of Yutico Briley. With the help of a group of students at Yale Law School, their claims of innocence will be heard.

  75. Proving Racists Wrong Is Not a Trivial Pursuit Op Ed, September 2

    Underestimation should be countered with demonstration, not indignation.

  76. Bueckers Says She’ll Stay in School. (That’s Where the Money Is.) Sports, September 2

    UConn guard Paige Bueckers could jump to the W.N.B.A. when she recovers from her knee injury. But experts said she may be better off financially by staying in college.

  77. The Many Lives of Martine Syms Arts & Leisure, September 2

    The polyphonic artist finds ways to enjoy the harrowing business of putting herself, or versions of it, on display.

  78. Stephen Curry Said Davidson Changed His Life. He Changed Davidson. Sports, September 2

    Curry, the N.B.A. superstar, returned to Davidson College, where he first showed how great he could be. The college, and its community, still feel his impact over a decade later.

  79. A Constellation of Stars From the Latin Art World Arts & Leisure, September 2

    Holland Cotter, co-chief critic, on the bounty of Latin American and Latino art coming our way for the fall and winter season, as well as important shows on South Asian and Indigenous art.

  80. What’s Behind the Pileup of Sex Abuse Scandals? Foreign, September 1

    Sociologists see a pattern that goes beyond the culture of specific schools, churches and industries: an ingrained resistance to self-policing or defying a community’s hierarchy.

  81. A Farewell to Readers Op Ed, September 1

    Binary thinking in politics, race and inequality has distracted us from processing everything else that takes place in the country.

  82. Biden’s Student Loan Plan Could Face a Protracted Legal Fight Washington, September 1

    The White House’s use of emergency powers to enact widespread debt relief could be ripe for challenges.

  83. A Panorama of Design Special Sections, September 1

    A look at design-world events, products and people.

  84. The First A.P. African American Studies Class Is Coming This Fall National, August 31

    The new course will undergo a pilot program in 60 schools, as the debate over how to teach history becomes ever more divisive.

  85. Ron DeSantis Is a Test Case Op Ed, August 31

    The DeSantis governorship provides insight into what our national life might look like if in 2024 the Republicans make a clean sweep.

  86. This Is the Other Way That History Ends Op Ed, August 30

    A once-scholarly discipline courts irrelevance in its desperate bid for relevance. 

  87. Remote Scan of Student’s Room Before Test Violated His Privacy, Judge Rules Express, August 25

    A federal judge said Cleveland State University violated the Fourth Amendment when it used software to scan a student’s bedroom, a practice that has grown during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  88. Down and Dirty in Virus-Laden Sewage, for Journalism Insider, August 23

    For an article on wastewater disease surveillance, Times journalists descended underground to look inside a New York City sewage pipe.

  89. Lo que debes saber para proteger a tus hijos de la viruela del mono en Español, August 22

    Según los expertos, los niños no tienen riesgo alto de infección. Pero ofrecen consejos para cuidar a todos en el regreso a clases, desde los más pequeños hasta los universitarios.

  90. Cómo lloramos a las víctimas de covid en Español, August 18

    En Inglaterra, unos artistas encendieron una estructura en llamas. En la costa de Jersey, se grabaron nombres en conchas y rocas. Con más de seis millones de muertos, los monumentos conmemorativos han ido evolucionando.

  91. How to Protect Against Monkeypox as School Starts Well, August 17

    Experts say children are not at a high risk of infection. But they have advice to keep everyone — from toddlers to college kids — safe.

  92. Wastewater Disease Tracking: A Photographic Journey From the Sewer to the Lab Interactive, August 17

    Here’s how a scrappy team of scientists, public health experts and plumbers is embracing wastewater surveillance as the future of disease tracking.

  93. How We Mourn Covid’s Victims Express, August 9

    In Britain, artists lit a structure aflame. At the Jersey Shore, names were carved on shells and rocks. With more than six million dead, memorials have evolved along the way.

  94. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, July 25

    Russia looks to Africa.

  95. Two Years Later, We Still Don’t Understand Long Covid. Why? Op Ed, June 21

    Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh parses what research has illuminated about long Covid, and what questions remain.

  96. ‘Don’t Lose Hope’: Addressing the Breakdown of College Education Op Ed, June 5

    Jonathan Malesic responds to readers concerned about the breakdown in college students’ learning since Covid.

  97. College Enrollment Drops, Even as the Pandemic’s Effects Ebb National, May 26

    A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class.

  98. Some universities and schools in the U.S. are reimposing indoor mask mandates. National, May 25

    The moves are a sign that while the academic year may be coming to a close, the pandemic is still not.

  99. Why Many College Students Are Struggling Letters, May 23

    Readers discuss the current malaise among many college students. Also: The Oklahoma abortion ban; stopping gun violence; remote work and the climate.

  100. Your Tuesday Briefing: Russia’s Faltering Campaign N Y T Now, May 16

    Plus climate’s role in Australia’s upcoming election and a Covid-19 protest at Peking University.

  101. Jacinda Ardern, whose restrictions buffered New Zealand from the worst of the pandemic, tests positive. Express, May 14

    The prime minister’s rules kept transmission at bay for two years, and by the time the highly infectious Omicron variant hit, the vast majority of New Zealand’s population had been vaccinated.

  102. Nearing a Grim Milestone: One Million U.S. Covid Deaths Letters, May 13

    Readers ponder an impending horrible milestone. Also: Grief in our times; college debt; policies and public opinion; students’ letters.

  103. My College Students Are Not OK Op Ed, May 13

    Late assignments, failed tests, sleeping in class: Welcome to the pandemic-era university.

  104. Lincoln College to Close, Hurt by Pandemic and Ransomware Attack Express, May 9

    The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.