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  • Nowadays, Valentine's Day is less sweet — and peanut-free

     Nowadays, Valentine's Day is less sweet — and peanut-free
    The rules for 7-year-old Riley Krieger's Valentine's Day party recently arrived from school: Bring one valentine addressed to each child on the list attached. Make a heart-covered shoe box on your own time or just bring a bag. Any treats for the class...
  • Steinberg: Massive coaching salaries are justified

    The move by University of Wisconsin football Coach Brett Bielema to accept a higher paying job for himself and his assistants at the University of Arkansas weeks before his old team is slated to play in the Rose Bowl raises the perpetual question: Are...
  • Standing Wheelchair Update

    Standing Wheelchair Update
    An update on a story we reported back in May. A group of college engineering students altering the life of a doctor unable to perform surgery because he couldn't stand. Then, on the spot, he stood. This was the scene more than seven months ago. Five...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • Evanston woman versus The Donald

    Evanston woman versus The Donald
    Donald Trump seems to relish an image as a no-nonsense businessman and boss, some might even say a bully. But the real estate mogul might have met his match in an Evanston grandmother who had humble beginnings growing up in a children's home. "Someone...
  • LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships

    LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships
    Eight high school seniors from La Cañada Flintridge were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week. The La Cañada Thursday Club lauded Matt Singelyn, Colleen Degnan, Kara Lankey, Sophia Eckerle, Liza Upton, Katharine Henry, Danielle Smith and Colby...
  • A better way to track a bomber

    A better way to track a bomber
    The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
  • Northwestern junior competes for $100,000 on 'Jeopardy!'

    Northwestern junior competes for $100,000 on 'Jeopardy!'
    Northwestern University junior Daniel Donohue may or may not have won $100,000 in the "Jeopardy!" College Championship. You'll have to watch the two-week tournament starting Monday to find out for sure. Donohue was selected to compete on the show against...
  • Former AD Andy Geiger says 'Maryland will be challenged' in Big Ten

    Former AD Andy Geiger says 'Maryland will be challenged' in Big Ten
    Andy Geiger knows all about the benefits of leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten. In the spring of 1994, Geiger resigned as the athletic director in College Park to take the same job at Ohio State, going from a program that was in...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
  • Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick

    Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick
    Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...