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  • Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education

     Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education
    Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
  • The in-house bully

    The in-house bully
    Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer. Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
  • Frederick K. Miller

    Frederick King Miller was born on November 21, 1917 in Flint, Michigan. He passed away October 26, 2013 in Pasadena, California. Fred was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many. He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Martha,...
  • Cal State Long Beach provost appointed interim president

    Cal State Long Beach provost appointed interim president
    Donald J. Para, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Cal State Long Beach, was appointed Thursday as interim president while the college searches for a successor to the departing F. King Alexander. During 26 years at the Long...
  • David A. Peterson dies at 75; directed USC school of gerontology

    David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75. Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
  • 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 —...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night dessert in Lincoln Park

    Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night dessert in Lincoln Park
    DePaul University students and other Lincoln Park nightowls now have a new way to satisfy their late-night munchies: cookies and milk delivered to your doorstep by Insomnia Cookies, which opened its first Chicago-area location in Lincoln Park Tuesday....