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  • Pay and benefits matter in long run

    DEAR JOYCE: I get it that sometimes, especially in the last few years, we may have to trim our compensation sails a bit if that's what it takes to get a job you need. But I'm fed up with reading surveys asserting that money is way down on the list of what...
  • Digest: Newly unveiled Spirit names Jorden first coach

    Women's pro soccer Newly unveiled Spirit names Jorden first coach The Washington Spirit, the area's entry in the new U.S. league, revealed its identity Tuesday afternoon and announced that Mike Jorden will be its first coach. The club's website is...
  • Pomona-Pitzer track athlete is in running for Rhodes Scholarship

    Annie Lydens is accustomed to juggling a demanding academic schedule at Pomona College and her running career for Pomona-Pitzer with equally exceptional results. Lydens, a senior, has a 3.99 grade-point average while studying philosophy, politics and...
  • Ultrasound, ultra-truth

    "Seeing is believing" is an ancient idiom. It teaches that a dispute can often be resolved by presenting physical evidence. Opponents of the ultrasound bill passed last week by the Virginia legislature and expected to be signed soon by Governor Bob...
  • Not a 'quota woman'

    Not a 'quota woman'
    Margaret Thatcher never cared much for feminism and other progressive equal-rights movements. Yet she deserves to be honored by those of us who do, whether we like the result of her politics or not. Thatcher, who died Monday at age 87 after a stroke,...
  • Former NFL player Myron Rolle offers helping hands to Central Florida foster kids

    Former NFL player Myron Rolle offers helping hands to Central Florida foster kids
    Most NFL players would struggle to call the end of their football careers at the ripe ol' age of 26 years old a blessing. But most athletes struggle to view sports through the lens of Myron Rolle. "I'm leaving the game with my hands fully healthy and...
  • Henry Paulson turns career adviser at U. of C.

     Henry Paulson turns career adviser at U. of C.
    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and former Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson worked as a career coach Friday for University of Chicago MBA students. He started with the rather unhelpful, yet charming, anecdote about setting off for Dartmouth College and...
  • Tom Williams resigns as Yale football coach amid Rhodes scandal

     
    Tom Williams resigned as the Bulldogs coach Wednesday as the university continues to investigate whether he lied on his resume about being a Rhodes candidate while attending Stanford....
  • Poets drop out of T.S. Eliot Prize competition over politics

     
    Two poets who were shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize dropped out of contention last week, voicing concerns over its sponsor. Aurum Funds, an international financial firm, recently signed on for a three-year sponsorship of the prize; the company's...
  • Two suburban students are Rhodes Scholars

     
    Two suburban women, one from southwest suburban Lemont who graduated from Northwestern University and the other from northwest suburban Algonquin, have been named Rhodes Scholars. …...
  • Two Southern California women named Rhodes Scholars

     
    Two Southern California natives were named as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday and will join 30 other students in receiving full scholarships to the University of Oxford. Stephanie Bryson of San Diego graduated as valedictorian from Cal State Long Beach in.......