Students who are the first in their families to make it into college often struggle because they don't know the little things that can help them succeed. We asked listeners who have been there for advice, and they had great suggestions for any first-year student.
As the government shutdown progresses, federal employees have taken to being placed into "essential" and "nonessential" categories. Max Stier of the Partnership for Public Service explains why this is a mistake.
WAMU 88.5 today announced the debut of The Big Fix, a program that allows citizens to propose innovative ideas to solve the nation’s biggest problems. Hosted by Al Lewis, The Big Fix will air in five pilot programs at 4 p.m., ET, on Saturdays, beginning Dec. 15.
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