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  • PASSINGS: Elisa Rishwain, Rhonda Copelon, Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, Rollin 'Molly' Sanders, Norman Hand

    PASSINGS: Elisa Rishwain, Rhonda Copelon, Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, Rollin 'Molly' Sanders, Norman Hand
    Elisa Rishwain Luxury shoe designer Elisa Rishwain, 65, who designed luxury shoes under the Elisa Ferare nameplate, died April 25 at her home in Los Angeles after a three-year battle with cancer, her son Brian said. Born in Stockton on Oct. 28, 1944,...
  • At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew

    At LACMA, East and West Germany reunited anew
    Art history is a messy business. And the urge to clean it up is irresistible, especially in the period of the Cold War in Germany. No surprise, then, that the most common shorthand for art produced in the divided nation goes something like this: East...
  • Rank this, U.S. News

    RIP IT UP and throw it away. That's the advice I'm giving my fellow college and university presidents this month as the "reputation survey" from U.S. News & World Report lands on our desks. I am one of 12 presidents who wrote a letter urging colleagues to...
  • Case closed: The Rosenbergs were Soviet spies

    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed 55 years ago, on June 19, 1953. But last week, they were back in the headlines when Morton Sobell, the co-defendant in their famous espionage trial, finally admitted that he and his friend, Julius, had both been...
  • Merit pay problems

    The notion of merit pay for teachers in public schools, which The Times advocates, is not a new one. It has persisted since the time of Socrates, who died of it. We must look with serious concentration upon the ways in which we support and reward what...
  • RABBI ADAM CHALOM: For rabbi, God isn't in the details

    RABBI ADAM CHALOM: For rabbi, God isn't in the details
    When Rabbi Adam Chalom stands before the Sabbath flames and sings the Hebrew blessing to welcome Shabbat, there is no mention of God. Chalom believes there are no prophets. He preaches that only hard work yields miracles. And until science unlocks life's...
  • Albany: Paterson signs public safety bills

     
    Gov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
  • Sotomayor due to speak at Hostos graudation

     
    While the grill heats up in Washington for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, she returns to her old stomping grounds on Thursday. The federal appeals judge is due to speak at the Hostos Community College commencement, on the Grand......
  • How many people use those ubiquitous hand sanitizers when told to?

     
    Hand sanitizer stations (and bottles) are everywhere these days. How many people actually use them? John Trinkaus, a professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York, decided to take a look. In the summer of 2009, he......
  • African American writers gather, East and West

     
    The National Black Writers Conference begins Thursday in New York, where its panels, readings and events will continue through Sunday. Organized by the Center for Black Literature at the City University of New York's Medgar Evers College, the conference...
  • Put print news on death watch?

    Put print news on death watch?
    Today's topic: Are newspapers dying, or is it just a class of newspapers that isn't sustainable? Today through Friday, Alan D. Mutter and Jeff Jarvis discuss the state of the American newspaper industry. Innovate quickly, or even the healthiest papers...