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  • Government to go: SHS will offer AP class online

    The future of public education is coming to Stevenson High School, and it could someday blur the lines between who is a Patriot and who is not. The school's first online class will be offered next year with no additional costs from its traditional...
  • 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...
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000
    A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy. He's already gained new customers, too. "We've definitely gained a handful of customers...
  • In Theory: Does belief in a higher power inspire more risk-taking?

    Reminders of God, or the concept of a supreme being, may make people more likely to take risks, according to a study at Stanford University published in the journal Psychological Science. In previous studies, religiosity — reminders of God —...
  • Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed

    Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed
    Is intelligence fixed or changeable? Is it a quality you can develop like strong muscles, or one you were born with, like eye color or sexual orientation? This is not merely an ivory tower question: It is key to how schools work and whether making...
  • Global warming opponents face a new inquisition

    Global warming opponents face a new inquisition
    How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things? Meanwhile,...