College Became the Default. Let’s Rethink That.

Imagine a world that gave high schoolers more options.

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Laszlo Z. Bito, Scientist, Novelist and Philanthropist, Dies at 87

He fled communist rule in Hungary, discovered a treatment for glaucoma in the U.S., then became an author and a voice against authoritarianism in his homeland.

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Justus Rosenberg, Beloved Professor With a Heroic Past, Dies at 100

As a teenager, he helped provide safe passage to artists and intellectuals out of Vichy France. He went on to teach literature at Bard College for six decades.

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Sky Hopinka: Songs of the Earth and the Road

The Indigenous American artist and filmmaker is the subject of two concurrent shows. His work “rivals in visual and linguistic beauty any new art I’ve seen in some time,” our critic says.

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7 Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend

How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.

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