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  • Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd

    Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd
    There is a growing trend on American college campuses, a trend that augurs badly for free speech and robust debate. I refer to the way various groups of people use expressions of hurt feelings to trump speakers they disagree with. The most recent...
  • Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities

    CLEARWATER, Fla. In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon's lesson: Proteins. It's an unusually small group...
  • Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning

    Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning
    A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsy results indicate the death of Nicholas Barnes, 20, was accidental, the office said....
  • Suspect in 3 Kansas City area killings could face state and federal charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Kansas and federal officials are conducting a dual investigation into the "hate crime" shootings that killed three people Sunday outside Jewish centers in Overland Park, authorities announced Monday. The suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross...
  • Brother Dennis Newton, 1951-2014

    Brother Dennis Newton, 1951-2014
    As the Mission Office director for the Society of the Divine Word, Brother Dennis Newton oversaw the religious congregation's efforts in the United States to raise awareness and gather funds for missionaries who work with the poor in more than 70...
  • Loyola University Maryland lays off 15 employees

    Loyola University Maryland lays off 15 employees
    Loyola University Maryland has laid off 15 staff members and its president said Friday that the college had reached a "critical moment" where large tuition increases could no longer be sustained. The 15 layoffs did not include any faculty members, and...
  • Towson University president diagnosed with cancer, expects full recovery

    Towson University president diagnosed with cancer, expects full recovery
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke told faculty and staff Friday that she was recently diagnosed with cancer but expects to make a full recovery. Loeschke said the cancer, which is in her adrenal gland, was discovered at an early stage during...
  • Investigation into cause of bus crash may take up to 6 months

    ORLAND, Calif. Investigators for the California Highway Patrol and other agencies cautioned Friday that discovering the cause of Thursday's horrific bus crash will be a lengthy process, possibly taking between three to six months. In a press conference...
  • Poetry class for future docs aims to improve communication with patients

    MINNEAPOLIS As an English instructor, Christopher Bolin has long been intrigued by the communications gap between doctors and patients. He thinks he has a solution: Make them write poetry together. At least, that's the premise of a new creative...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Honoring sacrifice, supporting military families

    Anna Karcher knows something about sacrifice. That may not be immediately obvious on meeting the spirited Texas Christian University freshman, whose easy smile exudes a confidence beyond her youth. But when she traverses TCU's manicured lawns each...
  • Onion turns funny into money as digital media firm after exiting print

    Onion turns funny into money as digital media firm after exiting print
    The Onion is turning funny into money as a digital media company. Two years after consolidating editorial operations in Chicago, the satirical weekly newspaper has ceased publication, its website is filled with commercial comedy videos and the company...