Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing a deadly risk that has nothing to do with war or conflict: the coronavirus. Different groups face different...

How COVID-19 can help us forge a better judiciary

2020 may go down in history as the year in which the judicial branch faced its most daunting challenges in a generation. Not only are we grappling (like everyone else) with a global pandemic,...

Community learning centers will help school districts cope with COVID-19 disruption

Earlier this month, Gov. Mike DeWine announced $355 million in budget cuts for K-12 education for the last two months of this fiscal year. While these cuts are mitigated by federal funds under the...

Ohio’s great social experiment

A week of pandemic can feel like a year. But it is hard to believe that just last month Dr. Amy Acton, Ohio’s public health director, was empowering us, telling us how great we...

Latest ‘scandal’ a reminder of the Obama we know and the one in Trump’s...

We’ve known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s brain. From trying to tear down the Affordable Care Act to his bizarre and baseless accusation that the prior...

Masks help stop the spread of coronavirus – the science is simple

I’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for fast.ai. In late March, I decided to use public mask-wearing as a case study to show...
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