See how University of Texas at Austin compares to more than 2,000 American colleges.
Eugene ScottI’m kind of surprised at the number of people who are surprised that college students had the resources to rent a chartered plane. The median family income of a student from University of Texas at Austin is $123,900, and 56% come from the top 20 percent.
The pandemic has begun to sweep through New York City’s medical ranks, and anxiety is growing among normally dispassionate medical professionals.
Eugene Scott"The coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 30,000 people in New York City, is beginning to take a toll on those who are most needed to combat it: the doctors, nurses and other workers at hospitals and clinics."
Eugene ScottTrump adviser Stephen Moore suggested the “terminology” of declaring Easter an “economic resurrection day” during the call.
“I think there is a kind of important symbolic importance of that date,” he said. “It’s an appropriate time.“
Mr. Sanders’s enduring base shows the fissures along class lines in the Democratic Party, with those struggling most eager for his promises of change.
Eugene Scott“The Sanders campaign has exposed a class divide within the Democratic Party: His promises of a leg up are most alluring to those who need it, and most confounding to those who do not.”
Eugene Scott"Just in case you were wondering, as I sipped Hennessy and sorted through cookout invitations, I came up with a list of black issues that don’t have anything to do with mass incarceration, cops or why LaKeisha can’t read," @michaelharriot
Bernie Sanders' ascendance in the Democratic presidential primary has brought louder calls for some of his rivals to drop out of the race. Centrists need to consolidate their support behind a single candidate if they want to ensure the party...
Eugene Scott“Why would I get out?" Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said during a stop in Arkansas the day after the Nevada caucus, where she is in sixth place with all precincts reporting. “That's not even a close call for me.”
Democrats' previous president and maybe their next one have a particularly fraught relationship.
Eugene Scott“Sanders got so close to running a primary challenge to President Barack Obama that Senator Harry Reid had to intervene to stop him.
It took Reid two conversations over the summer of 2011 to get Sanders to scrap the idea.”
The surging Democratic presidential candidate has fielded some 40 sexual discrimination and harassment lawsuits.
Eugene Scott“Mike Bloomberg’s sexism has been prolific and well-documented, but for some reason, the stories about him don’t seem to have taken hold. He is still being embraced by the Democratic establishment as a viable option for its presidential nominee.”
Is Pete Buttigieg a force for generational change or a defender of the status quo? It depends who you ask.
Eugene Scott"The debate over Pete Buttigieg is a lot bigger than Buttigieg — or any single presidential candidate. It is really a debate over the sorts of institutions that produce and celebrate candidates like Buttigieg."
Eugene Scott“If you thought it entertaining to hear Snoop call her a bitch, you are equally as complicit in a culture that regularly denigrates black women yet expects us to indiscriminately sacrifice our safety, dignity & integrity for the sake of black men.”
Those living in rural and less-populated areas have been hit especially hard
Eugene ScottDeprivation—as measured by low levels of education, employment and income, and high levels of poverty—correlates with more suicides. So does loneliness. Places with fewer opportunities for social interaction tend to have more suicides, too.