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A mass of Bostonians accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Courtesy of Syracuse.com
A mass of Bostonians accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Why the #IceBucketChallenge isn't so stupid

The ice bucket challenge requires people to pour a bucket of ice water on themselves or donate $100 to the ALS Association—or both—then nominate others to do the same. Millions of people around the world and countless celebrities are posting their challenge videos online.

A purely political effort

The recent push by conservatives like Wisconsin governor Scott Walker to repeal Common Core is purely political and has nothing to do with the effectiveness of the program.

Op/Ed »

Driverless cars ready to traverse cities and help save lives

Though it may seem unlikely now, the speed at which the technology is being developed suggests that driverless cars could be seen cruising down your street as early as 2017.

The not so minor, minor immigration problem

In recent months, the flood of child immigrants from Central America has risen to chaotic and unsustainable proportions. The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children and mothers has amounted to an overwhelming humanitarian and policy issue.

Humor »

SCO snoWatch: Winter 2013

Bundle up Blazers, with just about a month left in the semester, this might just be the perfect time for a snow day.

Nothing comes free kids

As the little "innocent" trick-or-treaters stroll from house to house, many adults are inclined to dish out sweets left and right. But sensible individuals, like myself, know just how conniving these little kids really are.

Poll »

What's the best part of summer?
  • Swimming in the pool
  • Watching TV
  • Sleeping all day
  • My awesome job/internship
  • Hanging out with friends
  • Going back to school!
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