| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:32 AM
It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder.
In "The Promise," his best-...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:27 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s basketball season ended late Wednesday night with a defeat in which its best player was an undersized former walk-on who often had to check the ACC’s leading rebounder.
Talk about a fitting conclusion...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Regarding your recent editorial condemning SB 182, which would exempt the names of potential candidates for state university presidencies from the Sunshine Laws until the last 10 days. My mind flashed to Harvard's David Reisman who wrote that Florida's...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:21 PM
In about seven months, Christian Beyer will be so deep into first-year medical school classes at the University of North Carolina, he won't have much time to reflect on his senior year playing for Virginia Tech's downtrodden basketball program.
| Mar 8, 2015
Bernadette McGlade was the ideal candidate. Accomplished and versatile administrator, record-setting basketball player, pioneer head coach — all at ACC schools. Who better to serve as the conference's first assistant commissioner for women's...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:45 PM
The NCAA needs to sponsor a "Shell Game" championship, given its continued excellence in that sport.
The governing body of college athletics, even in handing down severe sanctions against Syracuse basketball on Friday, continues to send a time-honored...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Teddy Gordon got his first guitar when he was just a second grader, and instantly became fascinated by how it was made.
"I took it apart, and since then have always had a curious inclination towards guitars and other instruments," he said.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:48 PM
Georgia officials were indecisive about whether to proceed with a cloudy lethal injection drug, at one point saying they weren't sure whether they checked "this week's or last week's" batch, according to a court filing.
Ultimately, they postponed the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Northampton High School's recent Hall of Fame ceremony drew a lot of attention because the 1992-93 national championship wrestling team was inducted.
But beyond those wrestlers, five exceptional individuals were honored, well deserving of their own...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Documentary director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering can often be found in the eye of a hurricane. Three years ago, they teamed up on "The Invisible War," and now they are back with the equally devastating "The Hunting Ground."
The former film, an...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:08 PM
A presentation by nationally respected sociologist and author Marianne Cooper kicks off Purdue University Calumet's Women's History Month observance at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the university's Student Union & Library — Room with a View.