Making sense of money: Part 2

Arbitrarily tying the money supply to a commodity does not reduce uncertainty. That’s why there is very little support for a return to the gold standard among economists.

Can the unvaccinated be persuaded?

A new media campaign, launched as cases are surging again, offers answers from local medical experts to common questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.

R.I.P. Murph

The death of Daniel Murphy, owner of Murph’s Pub in Irondequoit, leaves a large hole in the local music scene.

A harsh winter looms for the homeless

With COVID-19 cases rising again and an inadequate supply of beds in shelters, the plight of the area’s homeless population is likely to worsen.

Using COVID to change science education

A three-year UR Warner School study focused on justice-centered science teaching recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.