Opinion

Extein, Gonzalez, Gordon, Moreno and Spencer: Internships worth saving

We’ll never forget our summer as Bulldogs in the Big Easy. We spent over two months working at challenging jobs, making new friends in a college dorm environment, and exploring the greatest American city we’d never seen before. And while most of us won’t be back in New Orleans next summer, we think you should »
Opinion

Marrone and Extein: State should do more to help community banks

September 18, 2009 • 1
A significant portion of the U.S. population, largely legalized immigrants or those in low-income brackets, do not have bank accounts. Many of these individuals are intimidated by the Bank of Americas, Wachovias and Citibanks of the world, at which impersonal service reigns supreme and a basic knowledge of financial services seems to be a prerequisite »
Opinion

Extein and Lerner-Byars: Jones will engage all

April 7, 2009 • 0
Civic engagement has recently become a topic of discussion in the Ward 1 aldermanic race. As policy co-directors of the campaign of Mike Jones ’11, this issue is particularly important to us, because in many ways it is the foundation for the policies we have helped Mike craft over the past few months, and it »