EDITORIAL

It’s now or never for UMass Boston

The real potential of UMass Boston can’t be harnessed without vision from the top.

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New school schedules are worth the hassle

While disruption in family schedules is difficult, the rearranged school times promise educational benefits.

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Paul LePage can’t thwart Maine voters

The governor’s stubborn stance puts him at odds not just with voters but also with the state’s constitution.

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Damning double standard in Congress on sexual misconduct

The Weinstein effect has reached some of the loftiest levels of government. But the GOP cannot remain silent.

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Donald Trump’s unprecedented assault on Mother Nature

Donald Trump’s decision to slash the size of two national monuments in Utah is an affront to anyone who cares about preserving the natural habitat.

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Tommy Chang, school superintendent and scapegoat

Boston parents and students have a right to know all the details of financial irregularities in the school department.

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A modest step on guns, threatened by House GOP

The so-called Fix NICS legislation would strengthen background checks. The GOP is countering by broadening the scope of concealed-carry permits.

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EDITORIAL

Stan Rosenberg must take a leave from Senate presidency

Serious sexual assault accusations against Rosenberg’s husband deserve a thorough and credible investigation.

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Protect low-wage workers from sexual harassment

There’s evidence that the problem of sexual harassment may be prevalent among low-wage workers.

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Holding Congress accountable for harassment

A spotlight has been turned on Congress’s handling of claims of sexual harassment against its own members.

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Senator Susan Collins must pick a side

Collins, a Republican senator from Maine, has been coy about the GOP tax bill. She should reject it.

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‘Trickle-up’ diversity and the 21st-century workforce

Anyone dismayed by the veneration of white nationalism on display this year needs only to look at the diverse 2018 class of US Rhodes scholars for an antidote.

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The secrets of Governor Charlie Baker

Despite a reform of the state’s public records law, some offices, including the governor’s, still claim to be exempt.

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No soft landing for reviled ex-Trumpsters

Tufts Daily stands up to the Mooch.

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Online learning can ease economic inequality

Low-income students often face family, financial, or work constraints that keep them from pursuing higher education.

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Change or die: Choice is clear for Berkshire Museum

The museum’s trustees say the institution’s survival comes down to change or die. They’re right.

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Ryan Zinke’s missteps on ivory — and everything else

A mere eight months into his tenure, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke struggles to get things right.

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Haitian and Central American refugees deserve to stay in the land of the Pilgrims

Surely, the country of the Pilgrims can find a way to keep welcoming refugees.

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In Billerica, a cell block for young men holds promise

Early next year, the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction will become one of the first in the nation to create a dedicated, service-rich cell block for young men.

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Keep the Pentagon out of drug approvals

Congress’s plan to allow the military to approve use of drugs and devices, bypassing the FDA, practically invites unintended consequences.

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More trains mean equity for Fairmount Line

A planned one-year experiment on the Fairmount Line deserves a fair trial.

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Texting and walking is annoying. But legislation definitely won’t fix that

Bold ideas are needed to get pedestrians to put down their phones.

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Make sure to read the fine print on the GOP’s dubious tax reform plans

The bloom is coming off the tax reform rose, and even Republicans are starting to see it.

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Mayor or state rep — Heroux should do one job or the other, not both

It is not illegal in Massachusetts to serve dual office-holding roles. But just because lawmakers can, doesn’t mean they should.