Tovia Smith

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One New York School Plans To Hold Its Graduation Ceremony At A Drive-In Movie Theater

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.


Fed Up With Fundraisers On Facebook? You're Not Alone

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.


Facebook Users Say Platform's Birthday Fundraisers Might Be 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.


Growing Efforts Are Looking At How — Or If — #MeToo Offenders Can Be Reformed

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.


This Chef Says He's Faced His #MeToo Offenses. Now He Wants A Second Chance

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."


Is Redemption Possible In The Aftermath Of #MeToo?

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.


'He Says Stupid Stuff': Amid Outrage, Trump Supporters Shrug Off Racist Language

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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.