Tackboard, collaborate with friends

Gavin King, a fifth-​​​​year com­puter sci­ence stu­dent, has found a way to make sharing photos with friends just as exciting as the expe­ri­ence of cap­turing them. His newly released mobile app, […]

The Eastern European Spring

On November 16, when the Romanian people elected as pres­i­dent Klaus Iohannis, an ethnic German who ran a vig­orous cam­paign against cor­rup­tion, they shat­tered a number of illu­sions about politics […]

Make school security invisible: Column

A while back, I had a not-​​​​so-​​​​close encounter of the bizarre kind during a visit to a physician’s office in a rel­a­tively safe suburb of Boston. Upon entering, I was […]

Pundits debate rape on campus in light of UVA story

This ‘one-​​​​in-​​​​five’ sta­tistic shouldn’t just be taken with a grain of salt but the entire shaker,” said James Fox, pro­fessor of crim­i­nology, law and public policy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity told […]

Fact-​​checking the Sunday shows: Dec 7

The biggest problem is the study’s method­ology. Researchers sur­veyed under­grad­u­ates at two unnamed large public uni­ver­si­ties (one in the Mid­west and one in the South) and received 5,446 Web-​​​​based responses […]

9 myths about sexual assault

The bottom line is that it makes sense to approach indi­vidual rape alle­ga­tions based on their par­tic­ular facts, not assump­tions about what typ­i­cally hap­pens that could dis­courage rape vic­tims from […]