Tovia Smith

Tovia Smith appears in the following:

Redemption After #MeToo?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A growing number of high-profile men brought down by the #MeToo movement are now attempting to make a comeback, stirring debate on second chances for those who have lost their jobs.

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Former Stanford Sailing Coach Avoids Prison Time For College Admissions Scandal

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

On Wednesday, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer, the first of the accused in a college admissions scandal, received two years of supervised release in sentencing, avoiding prison time.

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Sailing Coach To Be Sentenced In College Admissions Scandal

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

John Vandemoer, who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, will be the first to be sentenced in the scandal. Prosecutors are calling for a "meaningful" sentence to rebuild faith in the system.

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From Drought To 'Title-Town': Why Boston Fans Remain Insatiable

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Boston Bruins hope to add yet another championship to Boston's collection when they take on the St. Louis Blues in Wednesday's Stanley Cup Final.

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Boston Vies For 3rd Major Sports Title In A Year As Bruins Compete For Stanley Cup

Thursday, June 06, 2019

The Boston Bruins are in the Stanley Cup finals. If they win, it would be the third major sports championship for the city of Boston in a year's time.

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Felicity Huffman, In Tears, Pleads Guilty In College Bribery Scandal

Monday, May 13, 2019

Huffman is hoping her guilty plea, and her unequivocal apology, will earn her some leniency at sentencing. In a statement last month, she expressed deep regret and shame for her actions.

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Actress Felicity Huffman Enters Guilty Plea For College Admissions Scandal

Monday, May 13, 2019

Actress Felicity Huffman entered a guilty plea on Monday. The Desperate Housewives star is among the wealthy people who tried to buy their children's way into elite colleges.

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With Some Players Bowing Out, Trump Hosts Red Sox At The White House

Thursday, May 09, 2019

The 2018 World Series Champion Red Sox were honored at a White House ceremony on Thursday. Most players of color stayed away, leading one sportswriter to comment, "its the white Sox who'll be going."

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Buying College Essays Is Now Easier Than Ever. But Buyer Beware

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

What was once limited to small-scale side hustles has mushroomed into so-called essay mills on the Internet, becoming a global industry.

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How Students May Be Cheating Their Way Through College

Monday, April 08, 2019

Concern is growing at the nation's colleges and universities about a burgeoning online market, where students can buy ghost-written essays. Schools are trying new tools to catch it.

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Father Of Sandy Hook Shooting Victim Dies By Apparent Suicide

Monday, March 25, 2019

Jeremy Richman spoke openly and often about the depth of his grief over the death of his 6-year-old daughter, Arielle. He said he wanted people to "hear the reality of it."

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College Students See Nothing New In Admissions Scandal

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wealthy parents using their power to give their kids an unfair advantage in getting into college is not new, say college students. The bigger surprise is that now people are getting busted for it.

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Litigation Is Likely For New Title IX Guidelines

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

As the public comment period for new Title IX guidelines draws to a close, there's a deluge of comments, many in opposition to changes that some say will make the process more friendly to the accused.

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Trump Administration Gets An Earful On New Campus Sexual Assault Rules

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says new rules could better protect the accused. There have been about 100,000 comments on proposed changes to Title IX. The deadline for comments is Wednesday.

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'Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied' As Government Shutdown Affects Federal Courts

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The government shutdown has led the budget of federal court systems to run dry, causing disruptions to the pursuit of justice. Court officials fear that things could get worse in coming weeks.

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Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New #MeToo-Inspired Ad Campaign

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Gillette's new ad campaign is trending on YouTube but has more than twice as many dislikes than likes. Some are threatening a boycott, offended by the company's call for a new kind of masculinity.

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'Tidal Wave': Hundreds Of Coast Guard Families Show Up To Pop-Up Boston Food Pantry

Friday, January 11, 2019

The group running a pop-up pantry says nearly 200 families stopped in to help themselves to food in the first few hours. Diapers and baby food are in high demand.

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Thousands Of Workers Must Figure Out How They'll Pay Monthly Bills Without A Paycheck

Thursday, January 10, 2019

As many federal workers are approaching a payday with no pay, they're asking relatives for loans and Congress for relief. Meanwhile, the Coast Guard in Boston is getting help from a food pantry.

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'It's Preventable': Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats

Friday, December 14, 2018

"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.

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Education Department Announces New Rules For Sexual Assault Cases On College Campuses

Friday, November 16, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced new rules for how colleges handle sexual assault and harassment, saying they will fix a "failed" and "shameful" system that's unfair to accused students.

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