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[December 2017] Net neutrality deregulation disheartens consumers

January 26, 2018

Amelia Brown '18 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by Trump-appointed-chairman Ajit Pai, voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 in favor of rolling back the Obama administration’s classification of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as “commercial mobile services,” which had established harsher...

[December 2017] University of Michigan SAFE organization enforces Israeli business divestment

January 26, 2018

Zach Feinstein '18 The University of Michigan’s student government passed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions law (BDS) on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The University of Michigan Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE) organization informed the student government that three Israeli companies, involved...

[December 2017] Apartment complex creates more affordable Westport

January 26, 2018

Bailey Blaikie '19 A 94-unit apartment complex is currently under construction at 1177 Post Road East for which 30 percent of the apartments will be deemed affordable housing under the 8-30g affordable housing statue. The proposal was approved by Westport’s Planning & Zoning Commission in September...

[December 2017] Administrative initiatives attempt to combat widespread student stress

January 26, 2018

Zach Horowitz ’19 & Melanie Lust ’19 When *Emma walks into the school cafeteria at 7:16 a.m, anxious thoughts are crippling her emotionally and physically. She can feel the anxiety tightening her chest. As she walks through the hallway, a person’s glance in her direction sends her mind racing....

[December 2017] Survivors, advocates protest sexual assault

January 26, 2018

Lilli Romann '19 Seven female students congregated in the Staples lobby during Communication Time on Friday, Dec. 1 to protest sexual assault and harassment with, what they referred to as a “walk” down the Staples halls. “We want there to be more awareness at Staples and in Westport about...

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