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  • Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48

     Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48
    Dr. Andrew Parsa, chairman of neurological surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, died suddenly Monday morning, according to school officials and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Dr. Parsa, 48, was remembered Monday...
  • Summer Camp Teaches Kids Chinese Language, Global Appreciation

    Summer Camp Teaches Kids Chinese Language, Global Appreciation
    Gone are the days that "camp" meant only swimming, kayaking and archery. Kids can participate in summer programs that revolve around computers, math, science, engineering, fashion design and creative writing. There's even a camp in New Haven that allows...
  • Around Annapolis: Local teen headed to China with Model UN

    Around Annapolis: Local teen headed to China with Model UN
    Ethan Park's interest in politics began with a simple project in elementary school when his teacher asked the class to bring in a newspaper clipping and explain it to the class. "I tried to read the New York Times, but I think I was too young for that,"...
  • Jane Moyer, Northampton County's historical society angel, dies at 103

    Jane Moyer, Northampton County's historical society angel, dies at 103
    Several years ago, when the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society moved from the Mixsell House at Fourth and Ferry streets in Easton to its new home at the Sigal Museum on Northampton Street, Jane Moyer had to go back for one last errand....
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • Rolling Stone's failure called 'systemic'; fraternity vows legal action

    Rolling Stone's failure called 'systemic'; fraternity vows legal action
    The University of Virginia student at the center of a discredited Rolling Stone rape article was not to blame when a “systemic” failure of journalism led the magazine to publish her unverified account of the alleged attack, those who...
  • Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims

    Fallout from Rolling Stone feared by advocates for sex assault victims
    The retraction of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape has sent reverberations around the journalism industry and raised concerns about its effect on rape victims. An independent report by the Columbia Journalism Review found the piece was a...
  • Stay focused on reform

    An article about the University of Virginia published in November by Rolling Stone painted a violent and vulgar portrait of a gang rape at the school, putting a horrifying personal narrative to the problem of sexual assault on campuses nationwide....
  • Summer 2015 Pre-College Program Guide

    Non-Credit Programs ++++++++++++++++++++ || College/University || Program || Classes || Dates || Ages || || Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
  • Emily Badger: How Baltimore became Baltimore: history of a battered city

    Before there was a funeral and protest, then violence, curfews and canceled ballgames in Baltimore this week, there were other chapters in the life of this city that must be remembered. Just a few years ago, Wells Fargo agreed to pay millions of...
  • Gray's death becomes a factor in presidential, Senate contests

    Gray's death becomes a factor in presidential, Senate contests
    In a sweeping address that explored the racial dynamics of the criminal justice system, Hillary Clinton called Wednesday for an end to "the era of mass incarceration" of black men and said the violence in Baltimore demanded political leaders take a new...