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  • Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age

    Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age
    Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have tempted undergraduates since they first arrived on college...
  • SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking

    SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking
    Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videotaped racist chants, SAE chapters in California were involved in numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

    If we knew we'd die tomorrow, we'd be rich today. Literally. With only one day to live, a nest egg of $100,000 would be enough to take a trip around the world (at lightning speed), buy a Tesla, or live in the lap of luxury for a few hours. But since most...
  • Health benefits are a promise school districts find hard to keep

     Health benefits are a promise school districts find hard to keep
    California school districts once viewed lifetime healthcare coverage for employees as a cheap alternative to pay raises. That decision is coming back to haunt school leaders, and districts are scrambling to limit the lucrative benefit promised decades...
  • People on the Move: Jordan Zimmerman receives Horatio Alger Award

    People on the Move: Jordan Zimmerman receives Horatio Alger Award
    Recognition Jordan Zimmerman, founder of Fort Lauderdale-based Zimmerman Advertising, received the Horatio Alger Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The honor is given to outstanding individuals throughout the country, recognizing their commitment...
  • These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz

    These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz
    Physicians are finally speaking out against Dr. Mehmet Oz and the "quack treatments and cures" he promotes to the huge audience of his television show. Led by Henry I. Miller, a physician, former Food and Drug Administration official, and fellow at...
  • Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

    Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans
    The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other. What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent...
  • Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty

    Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty
    Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments." "Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown...
  • Two Geneva High School students log perfect ACT scores

    Two Geneva High School students log perfect ACT scores
    Geneva High School juniors Michael Wilkins and Alexander Novy have a few things in common: A fascination with engineering; a desire to help their community; and — most recently — perfect ACT scores. "I was home, reading a book, when my...
  • Ethnic constructs are pointless in our multiracial society

    Not long ago, the New York Times uncovered the artifact that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush had once listed himself as "Hispanic" on a Florida voter registration form. Bush is married to a Mexican-American. He lived for a number of years in...