Category: Opinion

Get the Vaccine

For the vast majority of people, getting a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible is a no-brainer. COVID-19 not only has a high death rate for older persons and those with underlying health conditions, but it also has…

Royal Family, Common Problems

On a certain level, it is easy to dismiss the recent interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as frivolous and irrelevant to the lives of the rest of us. To most Americans, the concept of a royal family is…

Letters

Children need engaging outdoor learning opportunities Dear Editor, Now more than ever, with so many children learning remotely for some or all of the school day, it is crucial to provide them with engaging outdoor learning opportunities. To meet this…

Violence Against the AAPI Community Must End

Prejudice, discrimination, and violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has existed ever since immigrants from China began to arrive in America in the 1850s. The first anti-immigration law in our nation’s history, the Chinese…

Letters

Dear Editor,              To the people of Boston, Today, the United States Senate voted to confirm me as the next Secretary of Labor. I am deeply honored to serve my country in this way at such a critical moment in our…

What Are They Thinking?

Patrick Henry, the fiery American patriot and orator during the American Revolution, famously said, “Give me liberty, or give me death!” However, Repubican governors in some of our Southern and Midwestern states have, under the guise of “freedom,” given that…