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Saturday, March 02, 2024 — Houston, TX

Jiya Bhatia

OPINION 1/9/24 11:06pm

Bridging the digital divide

Access to the internet plays a central role in almost everyone’s lives, especially as we enter an increasingly digitized world. Unfortunately, however, 170,000 households in Houston lack access to the internet. While many of these individuals are adults, a significant portion comprises students of college age.