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An Investigation of the Facts Behind Columbia’s U.S. News Ranking

Nearly forty years after their inception, the U.S. News rankings of colleges and universities continue to fascinate students, parents, and alumni. They receive millions of views annually, have spawned numerous imitators, spark ardent discussions on web forums like Quora, and have even outlived their namesake magazine, U.S. News & World Report, which last appeared inContinue reading “An Investigation of the Facts Behind Columbia’s U.S. News Ranking”

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The new silent majority: People who don’t tweet

Most people you meet in everyday life — at work, in the neighborhood — are decent and normal. Even nice. But hit Twitter or watch the news, and you’d think we were all nuts and nasty. Why it matters: The rising power and prominence of the nation’s loudest, meanest voices obscures what most of usContinue reading “The new silent majority: People who don’t tweet”