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  • No More Complaints — Everybody Gets An A

    Nobody told me that teaching makes you crazy. But now, 20 years after teaching my first university course, I am crazy as all get up. You see, I have decided to give all my students A's, regardless of whether they earned them or not. How crazy is that?...
  • Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist

    Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist
    Dear Justin Bieber: The policy of the paper I write for is to never use that word you used in that god-awful joke you told about why black people are afraid of chain saws. But sometimes when teaching about fire, and this is a word I am studying...
  • The Times Have Caught Up With Racists

    More than a century ago, then-Mississippi Gov. James K. Vardaman, in a speech in Poplarville, Miss., said: "If it is necessary, every Negro in the state will be lynched." His words in 1907 sparked no public storm of condemnation from the state's white...
  • Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists

    Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists
    Michael Hawley's father was in the Coast Guard, his uncles served in Vietnam, and his grandfather served in World War II. His great-grandfather was a major general, a top-ranked Army surgeon during World War II. In fact, Hawley can trace his ancestors'...
  • Día de concientización sobre el autismo

    Día de concientización sobre el autismo
    Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo! Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...
  • Southern Connecticut Coach Mike Donnelly Finalist For Clarence Gaines Award

    The season ended in the NCAA Tournament Division II quarterfinals for Southern Connecticut, which took a school-record 19-game winning streak to Evansville, Ind., for the Elite Eight. It's been an incredible turnaround for the program, and coach Mike...
  • Looking For Safe Places In A Fearful World

    It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston. Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora. Can't go in a plane without thinking...
  • Getting Everyone To Talk About The N-Word

    "That's why I know no son or daughter of mine will ever be a nigger." — Ned (Thalmus Rasulala), from "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" You know how once you start to focus on something, it seems to pop up everywhere? So it was before I...
  • Cubs Fan Longing For That Red Sox Magic

    I am not given to envy. Jealousy has never been my thing. And if asked about the Ten Commandments, I can confidently say I've passed them all. But nowadays, I'm finding it hard not to feel envy. Nowadays, I'm struggling hard not to be jealous. And...
  • NFL Right To Blow Whistle On Vile Word

    I am standing on the field of the surreal. I am waiting to see how many brothers will not line up alongside Richard Sherman in a goal line defense of black NFL players' right to call their brothers — niggas. Sherman is the cornerback of the...
  • A Little Boy's Plan To Save The President

    If they get me to Dallas, I can save the president. Those were my thoughts as I stared at the black and white Zenith TV sitting in the corner of my parent's living room. On the screen was the picture of President John F. Kennedy along with the dates:...