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  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that year.
  • Books and billionaires [Commentary]

    Books and billionaires  [Commentary]
    Andrew Carnegie was a social Darwinian. He wanted to give the fittest the tools to rise to the top. Public libraries — as spreaders of skills, knowledge and culture — advanced his goal. Often hailed as Carnegie II, Bill Gates is if nothing...

    The future of women in tech [Commentary]

    The future of women in tech [Commentary]
    This article has been updated to reflect the correct field for visual arts professor Eric Smallwood.  Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should...

    Scouts and equality

    Scouts and equality
    One of the first things that an incoming Boy Scout must learn is the Scout Law. It's become so famous that many people outside the organization likely recognize it. "A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful,...

    Washington voters approve gay marriage after similar measures pass in Maryland, Maine

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has approved gay marriage, joining Maine and Maryland as the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote. Voter returns released since election night show Referendum 74 has maintained its lead of 52...