Education

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A group of high school students from Lewiston, Maine is speaking out after school officials impeded their attempts to show solidarity for the growing racial justice movement in the U.S., in a move which they say infringes on their First Amendment rights. The Lewiston High School students had initially planned to join a nationwide day of walk-outs...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Ferguson Municipal Library, a beacon of peace in a community wracked by...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Hundreds of high school students in Norman, Oklahoma walked out of class on...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...