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Editorial: Climate change is here

It wasn't that long ago that the effects of climate change, referred to then as global warming, were something that "our children" would need to worry about. Not only did that message turn out to be ineffective in causing policy changes, but as it turns out, it wasn't as dire as the reality.


Lane: The lure of the screen

I used to tell my parents that the first cell phone I will allow my own children to have will be a flip phone, incapable of internet access and certainly without the ability to use "apps." I argued that their first phones would have only the capabilities of my first phone — texting and calling — used primarily to contact their parents.


Lee: The social advocacy of Laverne Cox

Transgender actress and public speaker Laverne Cox — best known for her role on Netflix's Orange Is The New Black on which she plays Sophia Burset, a transgender woman in jail for credit-card fraud — has become one of the country's leading advocates for transgender issues, but that didn't stop Time magazine from snubbing her.


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