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  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    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-...
  • Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students

    Aurora Central Catholic High School tries to cope with death of 2 students
    The buzz of activity common to high school hallways was missing Wednesday when Mark Krebs stepped inside Aurora Central Catholic High School. It was "quiet as a mouse," the recently retired administrator said. Few teachers tried to hold classes....
  • Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president

    Sunshine law not the panacea when it comes to picking a college president
    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...
  • At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams

    At ACC tourney, Hokies seek improbable extension to tough first season under Buzz Williams
    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. Then...
  • Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story

     Success at Atlantic 10 latest chapter in McGlade's remarkable story
    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...
  • What a shock: NCAA sanctions against Syracuse don't affect 2003 title

    What a shock: NCAA sanctions against Syracuse don't affect 2003 title
    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...
  • Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction

    Schneider touched by those who showed up to see his Hall of Fame induction
    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...
  • Dean Smith dies at 83; North Carolina basketball coaching legend

     Dean Smith dies at 83; North Carolina basketball coaching legend
    A blue line, 10 inches wide, awaited North Carolina basketball players each day before practice. They knew it as the spot where competition began. It was to be crossed only after both shoes were tied, practice jerseys were properly tucked, and minds...
  • Make'n Music takes over Gand, adds in-house repair

    Make'n Music takes over Gand, adds in-house repair
    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. Gordon's...
  • Documents: Georgia officials indecisive about execution

    Documents: Georgia officials indecisive about execution
    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...
  • Michael Jordan on Dean Smith's passing: 'mentor, teacher, second father'

    Michael Jordan on Dean Smith's passing: 'mentor, teacher, second father'
    Dean Smith was more than simply a basketball coach. Yes, the retired Hall of Famer left North Carolina as the winningest coach in men's history after capturing two national titles along with the 1976 Olympic gold medal and coaching some of the sport's...