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  1. They Said Seattle’s Minimum Wage Would Cost Workers a Lot. Now the Picture Looks Brighter. Business, Today

    Researchers whose findings last year pointed to a downside from raising the minimum wage have taken another look and the reality is more nuanced.

  2. What Comes After the Roomba? Special Sections, Yesterday

    The Roomba cleaned floors, and it was a hit. But though many have tried to perfect the next version of a home robot, no one has succeeded yet.

  3. A Push for Safer Fertilizer in Europe Carries a Whiff of Russian Intrigue Foreign, Yesterday

    A proposed environmental regulation has become an unlikely source of geopolitical tension, raising concerns about Russian influence over Europe’s food supply.

  4. Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: College Athletics and Its Corporate Sponsors Culture, Yesterday

    In “University of Nike,” Joshua Hunt examines the University of Oregon and Nike as a case study for the relationship between public institutions and corporate benefactors.

  5. The Secret Lives of Central Bankers Op Ed, October 20

    These architects of the global economy pride themselves on being brilliant, aloof and rational. And then they wonder why they’re not more popular.

  6. Has the N.C.A.A.’s ‘Student-Athlete’ Fiction Reached Its Logical End? Op Ed, October 20

    A federal trial is telling an important story about the buying and selling of young basketball prospects.

  7. How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I. Special Sections, October 20

    Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.

  8. Harvard’s Admissions Process, Once Secret, Is Unveiled in Affirmative Action Trial National, October 19

    A lawsuit accusing one of the country’s most selective universities of discriminating against Asian-Americans is providing a glimpse into how admissions officers decide “yea” or “nay.”

  9. The Curse of Affirmative Action Op Ed, October 19

    A lawsuit challenges Harvard’s betrayal of “Veritas.”

  10. University of Southern California to Pay $215 Million Over Sex Abuse Scandal National, October 19

    The settlement, which still needs to be approved by the court, is among the largest settlements from a university facing accusations of sexual misconduct.

  11. Quaker Bets Oat Milk Is More Than Just a Passing Fad Business, October 19

    Quaker Oats, a unit of PepsiCo, will enter the fast-growing market for plant-based milk alternatives with a version based on the grain that made it famous.

  12. An Esteemed Doctor, Child Sexual Abuse Claims and a Hospital That Knew for Years Metro, October 18

    Rockefeller University Hospital said it had credible evidence going back to 2004 of inappropriate behavior by a research doctor who treated children.

  13. What Happens When Universities Become ‘Party Strongholds’ Op Ed, October 18

    Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.

  14. Israel Can’t Deport U.S. Student Over Past Support for Boycott Foreign, October 18

    Israel’s Supreme Court ordered the government to allow entry to Lara Alqasem, detained at the airport for more than two weeks while she fought deportation.

  15. A New Culprit Is Identified in China’s Choking Smog Foreign, October 18

    Researchers say that emissions of formaldehyde from autos and chemical and oil refineries play a larger role in China’s smog than previously known.

  16. The Democrats’ Left Turn Is Not an Illusion Opinion, October 18

    Like many overnight sensations, it has been years in the making.

  17. Aloft in Downtown Brooklyn Real Estate, October 18

    For a buyer looking to upgrade a tiny Greenwich Village one-bedroom, crossing the East River beat heading uptown.

  18. Elitist or Egalitarian: Competing Views of Harvard Emerge in Bias Trial National, October 17

    Starkly different portrayals of the university emerged in testimony on the third day of a lawsuit examining whether Harvard discriminates.

  19. Lead Counsel for Harvard in Bias Trial Recalls His Run-Ins With Discrimination National, October 16

    Bill Lee, a Harvard graduate, was the only Asian-American lawyer in Boston 42 years ago. The case he is arguing today covers familiar ground.

  20. Delayed Obama-Era Rule on Student Debt Relief Is to Take Effect Business, October 16

    A federal judge has opened the door for tens of thousands of borrowers to have their debt forgiven, delivering a blow to the Education Department, which opposed the rule.

  21. It Wasn’t So Long Ago That We Were 18. Here’s What It Was Like. Smarter Living, October 16

    Contributors to The Edit weigh in on what being 18 meant to them.

  22. When All Else Fails, There’s Culture Op Ed, October 16

    As avenues toward peace hit a dead end, many Palestinians invest their time and resources in the arts.

  23. Female Artists Are Grappling With Sexual Violence in Their Work Weekend, October 16

    At John Jay College, art-makers remove rape’s ‘heroic’ underpinnings, focusing on its emotional aftermath, rather than graphic violence.

  24. Neil Armstrong’s Papers: ‘Auctioning Off Historical Treasures’ Letters, October 16

    Archivists at Purdue University say their collection has been a source of scholarship.

  25. I’m an Asian-American Harvard Alumnus. Affirmative Action Works. Op Ed, October 16

    I know it’s incorrect to think of race-conscious admissions policies as helping just the lucky few.

  26. Think Professors Are Liberal? Try School Administrators Op Ed, October 16

    The ideological bent of those overseeing collegiate life is having the biggest impact on campus culture.

  27. Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out Magazine, October 16

    After serving time for a crime I committed at 16, I discovered how hard it is for a felon to get a second chance.

  28. Harvard Admissions Dean Testifies as Affirmative Action Trial Begins National, October 15

    A lawsuit accusing the university of discriminating against Asian-American applicants promised to reveal how the highly selective institution shapes its incoming classes.

  29. Elizabeth Warren Has a Native American Ancestor. Does That Make Her Native American? Science, October 15

    The senator’s genetic analysis was sound, scientists said. But whether Ms. Warren may claim a cultural kinship with Native Americans is a very different question.

  30. Harvard on Trial: The Lawsuit on Affirmative Action, Explained National, October 15

    The case, concerning allegations that Harvard unfairly restricts the number of Asian-Americans it accepts, could have a broad impact on how schools choose their incoming classes.

  31. The Lawsuit Against Harvard Letters, October 15

    A reader objects to the depiction of the Asian-American plaintiffs as pawns.

  32. A Place for Ida B. Wells at Ole Miss Op Ed, October 15

    The university should rename its school of journalism after this intrepid reporter.

  33. Heat and Drought Could Threaten World Beer Supply Science, October 15

    A new study says a warming globe will be bad news for barley, an essential ingredient in the world’s most popular alcoholic beverage.

  34. M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion Business, October 15

    The goal, said L. Rafael Reif, the president of M.I.T., is to educate “the bilinguals of the future.” Blackstone’s Steven A. Schwarzman is contributing $350 million.

  35. On Eve of Harvard Bias Trial, Dueling Rallies Show Rifts Among Asian-Americans National, October 14

    The two groups dramatized the deep divisions on a case that is widely seen as a battle over affirmative action.

  36. Academic Journals Fooled by Bogus Scholarship Letters, October 14

    Readers discuss a hoax involving 20 fake scholarly papers, many of which were published or accepted.

  37. The Bright Future and Grim Death of a Privileged Hollywood Daughter Metropolitan, October 14

    In her brief life, Lyric McHenry was blessed: a childhood in Beverly Hills, an elite education and a budding film career. In death, things were more complicated.

  38. Hello! May I Assist You in Taking on a Lifetime of Debt? Op Ed, October 13

    What I learned answering calls to my university’s student helpline.

  39. Harvard and the Myth of the Interchangeable Asian Op Ed, October 13

    We’re mistaken for each other, but we’re not mistaken about ourselves.

  40. NASA Is Cooler Than Ryan Gosling Op Ed, October 13

    Heralded in film for its past, but underfunded and underappreciated, the agency continues to give us insight and breakthroughs.

  41. What’s at Stake in the Harvard Lawsuit? Decades of Debate Over Race in Admissions National, October 13

    The case, which begins Monday, is widely seen as a referendum on affirmative action.

  42. Lenny Bruce Is Still Talking Dirty and Influencing People Express, October 13

    The influential “sick humor” comic, who died of a drug overdose in 1966, is having a resurgence in pop culture.

  43. U.N.C. Chancellor Apologizes for History of Slavery at Chapel Hill Express, October 13

    Chancellor Carol L. Folt acknowledged that the university was built and sustained by slaves, and would now work to “right the wrongs of history.”

  44. Museums Forced to Reassess Saudi Ties Amid Uproar Over Journalist’s Fate Culture, October 12

    Cultural institutions in the United States have welcomed relationships with Saudi Arabia to help build understanding and fund ambitious programs.

  45. Costly Rehab for the Dying Is on the Rise at Nursing Homes, a Study Says Business, October 12

    Patients near death are increasingly getting high levels of physical, occupational and speech therapy, raising questions about the true purpose of such services.

  46. Cindy R. Lobel, Who Studied New York’s History Through Food, Dies at 48 Obits, October 12

    Professor Lobel was among the first historians to explore the economic and social elements of city life in the 19th century through the lens of eating.

  47. Tiny Nanoparticles to Treat a Huge Problem: Snakebites Science, October 12

    Snakes kill or cripple 500,000 people a year, but antivenins are costly and rare in poor countries. Now scientists are testing injectable nanoparticles that neutralize venom.

  48. ‘Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires Science, October 12

    Islands of greenery, called refugia, survive even the worst fires, sheltering species and renewing charred landscapes.

  49. Cats v. Rats? In New York, the Rats Win Science, October 12

    At a recycling plant in Brooklyn, fat, stealthy rats were more than a match for feral cats, scientists found.

  50. North Korea Weaponizes Its Deal With Trump to Tangle Talks Foreign, October 12

    One of the most effective tools North Korea has in its negotiations with the U.S. is the four-point document President Trump signed with Kim Jong-un in June.

  51. Two Cheers for Feminism! Op Ed, October 11

    What girls and women get right about empathy and connection.

  52. How an Eight-Month Trip Shifted the Course of Art History T Style, October 11

    In the early ’50s, Robert Rauschenberg and Cy Twombly traveled together through Italy and Morocco, transforming more than just their own careers.

  53. Tex Winter, Brain Behind Basketball’s Triangle Offense, Dies at 96 Obits, October 10

    Winter, who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011, spent 60 years in the sport and helped propel Phil Jackson’s teams to nine N.B.A. titles.

  54. George Taliaferro, First Black Drafted by N.F.L., Is Dead at 91 Obits, October 10

    A running back who also passed, kicked and played defensive back, Taliaferro was drafted by the Chicago Bears but signed with a rival league.

  55. A Damaging Bid to Censor Applications at Harvard Op Ed, October 10

    If a lawsuit over affirmative action is successful, would-be college students may have to hide their race.

  56. Marie Runyon, a Liberal Firebrand Into Her 90s, Dies at 103 Obits, October 10

    Her long fight as a tenant against eviction by Columbia University led to decades of protests for peace and racial justice and even arrests.

  57. U.S. Student, Barred From Israel Over Boycott, Goes to Court Foreign, October 9

    Lara Alqasem once belonged to a group perhaps most notable for backing an Israel hummus boycott. Now Israel says she can’t study in Jerusalem.

  58. I Don’t Have a Hometown. It’s Taught Me a Lot. Smarter Living, October 9

    Growing up in 10 different countries wasn’t easy. Here’s what I learned.

  59. Adjusting to College, in China Letters, October 9

    A parent says visits to campus can alleviate the trauma of separation.

  60. Give Tenants Lawyers Op Ed, October 9

    Eviction is a nationwide epidemic, and people faced with losing everything need representation.

  61. How Do I Explain Justice Kavanaugh to My Daughters? Op Ed, October 9

    The spectacle of this confirmation has reminded us that to many people, women’s suffering is a joke.

  62. Letter of Recommendation: Norman Doors Magazine, October 9

    The built environment is riddled with flaws — but they don’t have to induce stress.

  63. Advice From a Formerly Lonely College Student Well, October 9

    Last fall, I made a viral video about having trouble making friends. Here’s what I’ve learned.

  64. A Mysterious Fossil Points to the Origins of Lizards and Snakes Science, October 8

    The ancestors of today’s squamates were lost in time. Now paleontologists have identified the earliest known example: Meet Megachirella.

  65. How Do You Find an Alien Ocean? Margaret Kivelson Figured It Out Science, October 8

    For forty years, the physicist at U.C.L.A. has been uncovering the outer solar system’s secrets. Few scientists know more about the mysteries of Jupiter and its icy moons.

  66. Journalist’s Expulsion From Hong Kong ‘Sends a Chilling Message’ Foreign, October 8

    More than 15,000 people have signed a petition asking why the semiautonomous Chinese city decided to expel a Financial Times editor.

  67. Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For? Business, October 7

    Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how the technology is being used.

  68. The Laquan McDonald Case: a Turning Point or an Aberration? National, October 6

    In this week’s Race/Related newsletter, Officer Jason Van Dyke is found guilty, the Texas governor’s race, and more controversy at Ole Miss.

  69. What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Really Shows Op Ed, October 6

    The problem is not the subject matter. It’s that these scholars are marginalized in overly specialized fields.

  70. The Trade Deal is Done, but Wounds Remain: The Canada Letter Foreign, October 5

    This week we review our coverage and the aftermath of North America’s new trade deal, and take a look at Quebec’s new government.

  71. Leading an Active Life With a Diagnosis of Dementia Sunday Business, October 5

    As the number of people with dementia rises, those with early stages of the ailment are pursuing fulfilling lives and making plans for future care.

  72. White Kickers and Punters at Black Colleges Are a Thing Sports, October 5

    There are not many black kickers and punters in the country, even at the nation’s historically black colleges and universities.

  73. Pence’s China Speech Seen as Portent of ‘New Cold War’ Foreign, October 5

    China could respond to Vice President Mike Pence’s tough speech by spending more on its military or withdrawing support for sanctions against North Korea.

  74. Sexual Assault Is Male Rite of Passage, Professor Says in Test of Free Speech Metro, October 4

    A Brooklyn College professor sought to shock with a defense of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. He got his wish.

  75. Dr. Bernard J. Carroll, ‘Conscience of Psychiatry,’ Dies at 77 Obits, October 4

    After early work on the biological basis of depression, Dr. Carroll became a relentless campaigner against corruption among academic researchers.

  76. Stanford’s Endowment Grew 11.3% Last Year, Beating Harvard but Not Yale Business, October 4

    The third-largest university endowment in the world was valued at $26.5 billion at the end of August, officials said.

  77. Brett Kavanaugh and ‘Boys Club’ Code Video, October 4

    From Las Vegas to Georgetown Prep, variations of “what happens here stays here” are common. But where does this phrase come from and what does it really mean?

  78. A One-Question Quiz on the Poverty Trap Op Ed, October 4

    What are the biggest signs that a community’s children will remain poor?

  79. Trump Tax Law Is Back to Haunt House Republicans in Key Races Metro, October 4

    The House vote making the tax law permanent, including the SALT cap, has given Democrats a hot-button issue for close races around the country.

  80. An Icon or Insensitive Relic? Prospector Pete Is on Its Way Out National, October 3

    For Native American students and activists at Cal State Long Beach, the removal of the campus statue is long overdue.

  81. Bernie Sanders Predicts Supreme Court is Headed for a Crisis Express, October 3

    In an interview, Mr. Sanders criticized President Trump, evaded questions about a Democrat accused of abuse and praised Amazon for raising its minimum wage.

  82. Ole Miss Faculty Response to Racial Controversy Video, October 3

    The dean and faculty of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi released this video statement in response to a racially charged Facebook post by a prominent benefactor.

  83. Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It’s Not Just Your Imagination) Express, October 3

    Researchers say psilocybin, the active compound in the mushrooms, should be reclassified to treat anxiety and depression. But any such move would be years away.

  84. The Meritocracy Against Itself Opinion, October 3

    How Ivy League resentments took over the Kavanaugh debate.

  85. $5 Million Got His Name on His Alma Mater. A Facebook Post May Erase It. National, October 3

    The University of Mississippi may erase the name on its journalism school after a major donor made controversial comments about two black students.

  86. How I Know You Wrote Your Kid’s College Essay Well, October 3

    The paradox of the overzealous editing of the college essay by many helicopter parents is that they don’t know what a college essay is really about.

  87. Lois Gray, Mentor to Unions and Women Who Work, Dies at 94 Obits, October 2

    At Cornell she taught and nurtured women, immigrants and minority group members as she broke ground in the field of labor and industrial relations.

  88. ‘It’s Easy to Ignore That There’s a Problem.’ Students Discuss Consent, Trauma and Kavanaugh Smarter Living, October 2

    The Edit contributors weigh in on the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh and what conversations about consent look like on their campuses.

  89. With a Growing Urgency, Boris Johnson Grabs the Limelight Foreign, October 2

    At the Conservative Party’s annual conference, Mr. Johnson excoriated Theresa May’s Brexit plan. But is the political tide working against his hope to replace her?

  90. Revisiting the Topeka Students for One Last Check-In Insider, October 2

    Starting in 2016, I wrote a yearlong series of stories about applying to college without a social safety net. Here’s what happened to the three kids I focused on.

  91. The Power of Student Peer Leaders Op Ed, October 2

    An organization is using the influence that teenagers have on their contemporaries to help more students from low-income families gain college admission and student aid.

  92. 50 Years After a Student Massacre, Mexico Reflects on Democracy Foreign, October 1

    Many Mexicans cite the 1968 massacre at Tlatelolco as the beginning of their country’s transition to democracy. What has changed since then — and what hasn’t?

  93. Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After Bar Fight in 1985 Investigative, October 1

    As an undergraduate at Yale, Brett M. Kavanaugh was involved in an altercation at a bar during which he was accused of throwing ice on another patron, a police report says.

  94. Yale’s Endowment Grew 12.3%, Beating Harvard’s but Not Some Others’ Business, October 1

    The sturdy performance by the world’s second-largest university endowment last fiscal year affirmed the diversification strategy of its longtime chief, David Swensen.

  95. Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment Backfires in a Rare Case Science, October 1

    The groundbreaking treatment that genetically engineers a patient’s own cells to fight leukemia turned lethal in one patient, reversing his remission.

  96. George Kolombatovich, Fencing Coach at Columbia and the Met, Dies at 72 Sports, September 30

    Mr. Kolombatovich taught sword fighting to the casts of “Otello,” “Carmen” and “Don Giovanni,” and led Columbia to five N.C.A.A. fencing championships.

  97. More Evidence That Nutrition Studies Don’t Always Add Up Op Ed, September 29

    A Cornell food scientist’s downfall could reveal a bigger problem in nutrition research.

  98. Harvard’s Endowment Grew 10% Last Year, but Some Rivals Did Better Business, September 28

    In the second year of an overhaul by a new investment chief, the world’s largest university endowment trailed returns of 13.5 percent at M.I.T. and 12.9 percent at Penn, for example.

  99. Schools Are Tackling ‘Bro’ Culture. The Kavanaugh Case Shows Why That’s Hard to Do. National, September 28

    It is a culture prized by employers from Wall Street to Silicon Valley and romanticized by Hollywood. It is also a crucible for leadership.

  100. Julius Whittier Dies at 68; Broke a Race Barrier in Football Obits, September 28

    He was the first black football letterman at the University of Texas. His family later sued the N.C.A.A. on behalf of players who suffered brain injuries.

  101. Left Behind When a Colleague Goes on Leave Sunday Business, September 28

    Discussion of maternity and paternity leave policies typically focuses on parents and employers. But what about the co-workers who have to take on extra duties?

  102. He Operates Molding Machines. But He Can’t See Them. Sunday Business, September 28

    A blind machine operator manages with adaptive aids, tips from co-workers and careful concentration.

  103. At Elite Colleges, Racial Diversity Requires Affirmative Action Sunday Business, September 28

    Getting more low-income students into elite colleges is an important goal. But most poor applicants are white, so race-based criteria are needed.

  104. In Hong Kong, Hepatitis E Strain Jumps From Rats to Humans Express, September 28

    Researchers stressed the seriousness of even one case of animal-to-human infection in densely populated areas.

  105. Back on Campus, Two Seniors Learn All About Love Again Fashion & Style, September 28

    The couple met taking classes at Fairleigh Dickinson and soon discovered many similarities, the biggest being that each had recently lost their spouse.

  106. Beer: Colleges’ New Way to Fill Seats, Not Couches Sports, September 28

    After keeping alcohol out of football stadiums for years, more universities are figuring out how best to sell booze to fans — so they don’t stay home.

  107. An Opera Reaches the American Dream’s Brooding Heart Weekend, September 27

    “Proving Up,” composed by Missy Mazzoli, with a libretto by Royce Vavrek, is about a settler family struggling for survival on the Nebraska plains.

  108. Yale Law School Boasted About Kavanaugh; Now Comes ‘a Moment of Reckoning’ Metro, September 26

    The university’s law school has been buffeted by the allegations against the Supreme Court nominee, an alumnus, as politically charged students question its values.

  109. U.S. Investigating Yale Over Complaint of Bias Against Asian-American Applicants U.S., September 26

    The civil rights inquiry by the Justice and Education Departments expands the Trump administration’s effort to challenge race-based admissions policies at elite universities.

  110. Constance Sutton, Feminist Anthropologist, Is Dead at 92 Obits, September 26

    Margaret Mead urged her to do field work, even though to do so as a married woman “was not heard of.” She became an expert on gender in the Caribbean.

  111. In a Culture of Privilege and Alcohol at Yale, Her World Converged With Kavanaugh’s Investigative, September 25

    Deborah Ramirez and Judge Brett Kavanaugh came to Yale from very different backgrounds. But their college circles overlapped, and during a drinking game at a dorm party, she claims, he exposed himself to her.

  112. Mel Elfin, Newsman Who Built Up College Ranking Guide, Dies at 89 Obits, September 25

    He oversaw the expansion of U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings, a boon to high school seniors but also a target of criticism.

  113. 3-D Printed Implant Gives Patches the Dachshund a New Skull Express, September 25

    Canadian and American veterinarians removed about 70 percent of the dog’s skull to remove a tumor. The gap was so large that more common methods could not cover it.

  114. Midterms 101: What You Should Know About the Elections Smarter Living, September 25

    The midterm elections are coming up. The Times’s politics team answered our questions about them.

  115. Turkey Stands Between Europe and the Next Refugee Crisis Op Ed, September 25

    If the agreement between Turkey and Russia that delayed an assault on the Syrian province of Idlib fails, Turkey and Europe will face a new wave of refugees and renewed threats of terrorist attacks.

  116. What Betsy DeVos Thinks She Can Get Away With Editorial, September 24

    Students defrauded by for-profit schools can expect no help from the Education Secretary. But a federal court ruling offers some hope.

  117. Pigs All the Way Down Op Ed, September 24

    Kavanaugh and our rotten ruling class.

  118. Gina Haspel Is Skeptical of North Korea’s Willingness to Give Up Nuclear Arms Washington, September 24

    The C.I.A. director is supportive of the Trump administration’s diplomatic efforts, but reflects a widespread view that North Korea is reluctant to denuclearize.

  119. Tommy McDonald, Hall of Fame Receiver for the Eagles, Dies at 84 Obits, September 24

    What he lacked in size — he was 5 feet 9 and 175 pounds — he made up for in speed and durability, lasting 12 N.F.L. seasons and scoring 84 touchdowns.

  120. Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionized Fiber Optics, Dies at 84 Obits, September 24

    In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical groundwork for modern communications.

  121. Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map National, September 24

    The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.

  122. Hong Kong Bans Pro-Independence Party Foreign, September 24

    The small party, with a handful of members and no elected lawmakers, had attracted government scrutiny for its call for Hong Kong independence from China.

  123. Welcome to College. Your Parents Are in the Tents Next Door. Foreign, September 23

    Parents of first-year college students in China live in tents on campus to make goodbyes easier. Critics say they are pampering a generation of only children.

  124. John Jay Professors Face Allegations of Drug Sales and Sexual Misconduct Metro, September 22

    The allegations, if proven, would suggest that a small group of faculty at the Manhattan college, long the choice of law enforcement, presided over an academic underworld.

  125. When Football Is a Ticket to College Letters, September 22

    Readers discuss the risks undertaken by minority students who have no other avenue to an education.