Turns out, she’s not alone. Although American girls were long relegated to second-class status when it came to education – and still are in certain disciplines and in many parts of the world – recent generations have increasingly excelled in school.
Category Archives: opinion
Behavioral Health Crisis Must End | Opinion
Three weeks ago, the federal district court ruled that the state is failing its responsibility to care for our most vulnerable citizens and must finally to take action to cease its illegal practice of boarding patients experiencing a psychiatric crisis in hospital emergency departments.
Is Wood in Streams Always Good? | Opinion
In the face of long-term declines in the wild populations of our state fish, the Eastern brook trout, one of the actions being taken across the state and region is putting wood into streams.
March 2 Marks the Third Anniversary of COVID in NH. For Hospitals, the Challenge Continues. | Opinion
March 2 marks the third anniversary of the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Hampshire. It was on that day that the first case of COVID-19 in New Hampshire was diagnosed.
Forests Are Much More Than Carbon Banks | Opinion
New Hampshire is blessed with forests. More than 80 percent of our landscape is covered with forest – some young, some middle aged, and a small amount very old.
My Art Uses Plastic Recovered From Beaches Around the World To Understand How Our Consumer Society Is Transforming the Ocean | Opinion
I am obsessed with plastic objects. I harvest them from the ocean for the stories they hold and to mitigate their ability to harm. Each object has the potential to be a message from the sea – a poem, a cipher, a metaphor, a warning.
Soaring Electric Bills, Market Uncertainty Add to Stress for Residential Ratepayers | Opinion
In January, the live wire of energy market volatility loomed over the House Science, Technology, and Energy Committee hearings on New Hampshire’s electricity markets.
Don’t Forget About the Safety of Transfer Station Workers During Extreme Weather | Opinion
As dangerously cold winds continued to blow across New Hampshire over the weekend, transfer station staff braced for temperatures far below zero with a wind chill.
The Natural World Is Not a Safe Place | Opinion
But every once in a while, I’m reminded that the natural world is really not a safe place. The reminder this time was watching a documentary on Netflix titled “Volcano.”
Lobsters Versus Right Whales: The Latest Chapter in a Long Quest To Make Fishing More Sustainable | Opinion
Maine lobster fishermen received a Christmas gift from Congress at the end of 2022: A six-year delay on new federal regulations designed to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.