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  • Sandra Cisneros on books, border crossings and cats [video]

    Sandra Cisneros on books, border crossings and cats [video]
    With her latest "Have You Seen Marie?," Sandra Cisneros has written a picture book for adults (and kids too). It's not what readers expected from Cisneros, who leaped onto the literary scene in 1984 with "The House on Mango Street" and continued with an...
  • Teacher's assistant sends homemade porn to class

    Teacher's assistant sends homemade porn to class
    A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa shocked her students when she accidentally attached a compressed file of homemade porn in an email instead of the solutions to homework problems on Tuesday. The images show the female TA and her...
  • Greg Schwem: The 'sham cam' and other college football innovations

    I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend a perfectly fine Saturday afternoon throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference...
  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
  • Q&A: Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis on 'Fangasm'

    Q&A: Katherine Larsen and Lynn Zubernis on 'Fangasm'
    This story begins with two pairs of people. The first duo, Sam and Dean Winchester, are brothers (from an incredibly handsome gene pool) who spend their days and nights hunting supernatural creatures to ensure the safety of all mankind. The second couple,...
  • Think twice before buying breast milk online: study

    Think twice before buying breast milk online: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria, a new study suggests. Researchers tested 101 milk samples they bought on milk sharing websites. They found that almost three quarters probably...
  • Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk

    Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk
    Teenagers with family members in the military were more likely to contemplate suicide if their relatives were deployed overseas multiple times, according to researchers from USC. After analyzing survey data from 14,299 secondary school students in...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • William A. Miller Jr., newsman

    William A. Miller Jr., newsman
    William A. Miller Jr., a seasoned newsman and public relations executive who was the first managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, died Wednesday of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. "He was a very special...
  • In the Arts

    The Laguna Art Museum, at 307 Cliff Drive, presents "One Hour/One Painting" with author and critic Peter Clothier at 1 p.m. Sunday. The presentation is an exercise in how we view things. Participants will first be given an introduction to closed-eye...