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  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the...
  • Steve Carlton coming to the Lehigh Valley to highlight 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Tournament

    To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special. Or bring in someone special. Mission accomplished. Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be on...
  • Ted Cruz in Iowa is shooting ducks in a barrel

    Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both. He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
  • Economist: It really does pay to be pretty

    Economist: It really does pay to be pretty
    Are you good looking? If so, chances are you'll make money over your lifetime. "Everybody knows in their heart that better looking people do better overall," said economist Daniel Hamermesh, whose new book "Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More...
  • Where Essence Belongs

    Where Essence Belongs
    For the 17th year, the Essence Music Festival is taking place. The largest black music festival in the country is back for another weekend of fun. Since 1995, Essence Fest has brought the world's best artists and speakers together for the 4th of July...
  • They're playing our poem

    They're playing our poem
    If you want to make Stephen Sondheim mad enough to swat you over the head with a rolled-up musical score, try this: Call him a poet. As Sondheim insists in interviews, essays and in the introduction to his book "Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics...
  • 5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'

    5 questions and answers about Jesus' 'wife'
    Since the news broke Tuesday about a scrap of papyrus containing the line in Coptic, "Jesus said, 'My wife..' " questions have rocketed across the world about what this means. We put many of the big questions to leading scholars, pastors and people in...
  • Grade Inflation Undermining Universities

    Misquoting William Shakespeare: "Now is the spring of our discontent." Indeed, even as the daffodils blossom and the songbirds sing, my students at the University of Connecticut are stressing out from their end-of-semester quest for high grades....
  • 'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2

    'Admission' wait-listed on the way to greatness ★★ 1/2
    A fraught romantic comedy, shot through with anxiety about getting your child into an Ivy League school or else, "Admission" stars Tina Fey as a Princeton University admissions officer with a secret. Her genial foil is Paul Rudd, who runs a rural New...
  • Drexel student died of rare meningitis strain

     
    The Drexel University student who died from meningitis last week had the strain that hit Princeton University hard last year, federal health officials said Tuesday. Stephanie Ross, a sophomore from Upper St. Clair, Allegheny County, was found unresponsive...
  • 1937 'Wonder Team' and Carole Weil are among the new inductees into Northampton Sports Hall of Fame

     
    Northampton will hold its annual Sports Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday night before the Konkrete Kids play Central Catholic in a Lehigh Valley Conference boys basketball game. It's hard to believe that the late Carole Weil was not previously inducted,...