With the annual summer crush of beachgoers comes the sobering yearly report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, which says 1 in 10 U.S. beaches aren’t up to the EPA’s safest standards. See the group’s full guide here.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
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