I feel a deep sense of compassion for Scarlett Lewis, the mother who lost her 6-year-old son in the Sandy Hook school shooting [“Compassion seen as way to eliminate ‘epidemic of anger’ in schools,” Local News, Aug. 12]. I do not however agree that teaching compassion in our schools would prevent further incidence of…More
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Thanks to columnist Jerry Large for echoing my own feelings in his column [“Why we should all care,” Local News, July 30]. Yes, a healthier, more educated community is an advantage to all. Why then do we create such obstacles to obtaining a better life? Why is it that decent housing, health care…More
Bravo, Starbucks for partially funding the first two years of an employee’s online university education and for fully reimbursing the final two years [“Starbucks will pay tuition for many employees to finish college,” Business/Technology, June 15]. Starbucks gives its employees the tools to do a good job, trusts that they will consistently uphold the…More