The computer science department offers students some of the most important skills they will need in the modern job market, regardless of whether they decide pursue a degree in the field.
There are many ways to deal with an environmental disaster. One is to claim that things are under control, despite continuing pollution. Another is to claim that what you have spilled is not dangerous and that only fear-mongerers want you to believe otherwise. Finally, you can wield direct influence over the government tasked with regulating you.
Teach for America is not an uncontroversial program.