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  • Kent State scolds Urban Outfitters' red-spattered sweatshirt

    Kent State scolds Urban Outfitters' red-spattered sweatshirt
    Kent State University and many on the Internet criticized Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday for selling a sweatshirt with its college logo and what appears to be spattered blood, saying it evoked memories of the 1970 shooting where four students died....
  • Urban Outfitters pulls 'blood-spattered' Kent State sweat shirt

    Urban Outfitters pulls 'blood-spattered' Kent State sweat shirt
    Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters apologized Monday morning after it received major backlash for trying to sell a “vintage” Kent State University sweat shirt that appeared to be covered in blood spatter. The university was the scene of an...
  • Ohio State's Spence apologizes for suspension

    Ohio State's Spence apologizes for suspension
    Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence apologized Saturday for getting suspended. Spence was disciplined for a second violation of Big Ten rules. He is ineligible to play Saturday's game against Kent State. The All-Big Ten player sent an apology via...
  • Top 3 health tips: instant health boosts

    There are minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts: PEN A THANK-YOU NOTE 1 Students who wrote letters expressing gratitude to someone...
  • Sid Nowell: Police military arsenals can lead to abuse of rights

    Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
  • At home, really, with Superman

    At home, really, with Superman
    Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode. He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
  • North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State

    North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State
    Cliff Cornish is no LeBron James and High Point, N.C., will certainly never be confused with South Beach. But Cornish, a former North County forward, does see one key similarity between his decision to transfer to Morgan State and the greatest...
  • A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history

    A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history
    As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history. The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...
  • Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'
    John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid." But his career didn't start out that way. Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...
  • A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art

    A survey of June Wayne at Pasadena Museum of California Art
    Artist June Wayne (1918-2011) started to make tapestries in 1971, following a decade running her Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Hollywood and then overseeing its relocation to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The new medium was unusual....
  • View From History: Cambodia Incursion

    View From History: Cambodia Incursion
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...