Church of England Votes to Allow Female Bishops

In a historic decision, the Church of England’s General Synod voted Monday to allow women to serve as bishops. The General Synod is the governing body which meets twice or thrice yearly to discuss and decide matters of great importance to the Church of England. In order for any measure to pass, a two-thirds majority […]

Remove Algebra? You Must Be Kidding.

As a non-subscriber, I’m only treated to 10 New York Times articles a month, and when August began, one of the first articles I read was the opinion piece by Professor Andrew Hacker, who argued that Algebra is unnecessary in schools, and ought to be removed for 2 reasons – (1) Kids generally suck at […]

The Dream Lives On

In 2010, the Obama Administration worked to pass the Dream Act, a legislative proposal that was geared to establish a path toward citizenship for certain young illegal immigrants. Congress originally blocked this measure, but today the Obama Administration has come up with a compromise. A new policy has been announced that stops deportation of these […]