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Schapiro '19: The sun shines on baseball

In Fort Myers, Florida, the winter is over, and signs of the summer ahead have already appeared. In Scottsdale, Arizona, shopkeepers and restaurant owners are in the first days of a month of frantic excitement. And in Port St. Lucie, Florida, a small town has welcomed back its favorite long-time residents ...

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Schapiro ’19: It’s official — MLB has lost its mind

Way back in September, I addressed MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s multiple proposals to cut down on game length, many of which I found either harmful to player safety or the integrity of the game. “Baseball, the national pastime, has been around since 1845 and has always been plenty exciting,” ...

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Rethinking kidney markets

Last year, 3,916 Americans died waiting for a kidney transplant. About 70,000 Americans are on the national waiting list for a kidney, and most of them undergo dialysis - a painful, invasive, continuous and time-consuming set of medical procedures that temporarily treat kidney disease. The federal government ...

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Two alums win Pulitzer Prizes

Maremont, who writes for the Wall Street Journal, was a history concentrator at Brown and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He then received a master's degree from the Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. The Journal won the Pulitzer for its series on "options backdating," which Maremont helped report. ...

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Whelan '07.5 wins Truman Scholarship

Caitie Whelan '07.5 was named a 2007 Truman Scholar March 27. Recipients of the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship are expected to pursue a career in government or other areas of public service.

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