Tovia Smith appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
A go-to for generations of students — and faculty — at Boston University, the family-owned pub has been counting on the back-to-school crowds to help survive the pandemic.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics selective schools have long relied on to make admissions decisions.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Hingham, Mass., is the latest town to become embroiled in controversy over the flag. Some people say it should be used to support police while others call it racist and insensitive.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Cornwall's has been a Kenmore Square mainstay for more than four decades. Now it's preparing to reopen — and to reinvent itself for survival during the pandemic.
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Nelba Marquez-Greene and her husband, James Greene, are inspired by the marches for racial justice but fear they could fizzle out and become just another disappointment.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Wearing a mask has become political as some state officials have faced backlash for mandating mask use during the coronavirus pandemic.
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Some people are afraid to use potentially germ-filled public restrooms as stay-at-home restrictions begin lifting. That's boosting sales of products that offer creative alternatives.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Summer camps are mulling their options for keeping kids and counselors safe amid the coronavirus crisis — or whether it's just not possible.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Many sleepaway camps announced they will be closed this summer, saying social distancing cannot happen there. But others are still planning for the possibility, drawing up extensive logistical plans.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Jeff Muhlstock from New Jersey has contracted the coronavirus and spent nearly two weeks in the hospital. He filmed his routine, offering a rare glimpse into the inside of a COVID-19 isolation unit.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
One high school in New York has found a way to have safe and memorable graduation: hold it at a drive-in movie theater.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced what she called historic changes Wednesday to Obama-era guidelines that she said will make the process fairer.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
The Trump administration says new rules announced on Wednesday will better protect students accused of sexual assault and harassment, but critics say they will make it harder for survivors to report.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Many high schools around the U.S. have been forced to cancel graduation ceremonies. But one school in New York has found a way to have safe graduation — at a drive-in movie theater.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Facebook fundraisers posted by people on their birthdays exploded over the past year, bringing in a billion dollars for charities. But some Facebook users think it's too much of a good thing.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Those birthday fundraisers on Facebook have brought in a billion dollars for charities, but some Facebook users think the ubiquitous appeals are getting to be too much of a good thing.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
As a growing number of men brought down by the #MeToo movement attempt comebacks, a burgeoning industry of therapists, coaches and counselors is trying to help reform offenders.
Monday, October 07, 2019
Dozens of women accused chef Charlie Hallowell of sexual harassment two years ago. Hallowell says he's changed now, and that he's worked to find "a softer, humbler, kinder way to navigate the world."
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Some of the powerful men accused of sexual misconduct in the early days of the #MeToo movement are now attempting comebacks, which raises questions about rehabilitation, redemption and reentry.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
"I think that as negative as he is, and as much as a troublemaker as he is," says Chris Kennedy, "[Trump] is contributing to a very positive forward momentum."