In the past few weeks both Harvard and Princeton Universities have taken an important step towards ensuring more equal access to higher education in this country. Both institutions have ended their early admission programs, effective next year (for the class of 2012).
In the daily maelstrom of bad news streaming from the Middle East, the issue of Iran has been getting more and more attention. While all signs point to a war with Iran being a complete disaster, two question remain: how did it get this far, and what can be done to defuse the situation?
A recently conducted New York Times/CBS News poll indicates that only 25 percent of Americans approve of how Congress is handling its job. The legislature has not sunk so low in the American peoples estimation since 1994. This weeks events on Capitol Hill gave ample reason for low ratings.