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Rubén Rosario

Sports rivalry, or how I learned to accept my Sox-loving son

This rivalry, or any other, should never rise beyond friendly banter.

Yanique Redwood

I headed the BU Center for Antiracist Research. Here’s what I learned.

Antiracism work is not one-human-being work. It is collective work.


A respite for tens of thousands of Venezuelan arrivals

President Biden has expanded Temporary Protected Status dramatically, and that’s a good thing.


Is there only one way to think, talk, teach, and write about racism?

Layoffs at Ibram X. Kendi’s Center for Antiracist Research at BU present an opportunity for the university to rethink how the center can advance the important work of identifying and tackling racism.

Les Kaufman

NOAA needs to get serious about protecting Stellwagen Bank

If effectively managed, marine protected areas like Stellwagen Bank can offer sanctuary to species including those targeted by commercial fisheries.


Why did New Bedford lose a popular UMass art program?

As a result of the move, 116 students had to relocate suddenly to the UMass Dartmouth campus or to a former Bed Bath & Beyond store at a nearby strip mall. That’s not what they signed up for.

Joan Fitzgerald

Massachusetts lags on banning plastics

Cutting the use of plastic bags as well as telling state agencies not to use plastic bottles are symbolically important, but the state needs stronger policies.

Michael E. Mann

Climate change and El Niño battle it out this hurricane season

Evidence that landfalling hurricanes may be tending to drift northward from the mid-Atlantic coast to the Northeast with a warming climate is cause for concern for New Englanders.