| May 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school.
Renville said his...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Shaunea Brown was stuck. At age 29, the West Coast native had worked in a coffee shop, as a bank teller, at an auto auction and as an office coordinator, but, without a college degree, found that her opportunities to advance professionally were scarce....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:32 PM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Photos that will make your stomach drop. Most of them worked on me.(Hat tip,......
| May 9, 2014
It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview.
Student athlete unions
This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
At its annual signing day festivities, Deerfield High School recently honored 23 seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college.
The group included two state champions, three of the five starters on the Central Suburban League North...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:17 PM
UCLA has announced the public start of a $4.2-billion fundraising campaign — the largest such effort of any state university in the country — to increase student financial aid, bolster faculty hiring and research, and construct new campus...
| May 18, 2014
Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina.
Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list.
After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:23 AM
In a front-page story in the New York Times on Sunday, Jennifer Medina reported on the phenomenon of “trigger warnings” -- “explicit alerts,” requested by students at universities across the country, “that the material they...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Patients never used to worry about making healthcare decisions. They didn't have to. Their doctors made just about all of their decisions for them. Everyone simply assumed that doctors knew what was best.
But that paternalistic view of doctors as know-...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Youth in the news
County notes in the Times: "Guilford: Six youths and nine adults from Howard County were delegated to the twenty-fifth annual Maryland State Conference of the NAACP branches on Saturday May 1, at Rockville. At the...