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  • Hotelier Harris Rosen pledges college money for Parramore kids

    Hotelier Harris Rosen pledges college money for Parramore kids
    Hotelier Harris Rosen is pledging to pay for the college educations of children in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood, modeling the effort after the nationally recognized Tangelo Park program that he started 20 years ago. But several other pieces have...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Honoring sacrifice, supporting military families

    Anna Karcher knows something about sacrifice. That may not be immediately obvious on meeting the spirited Texas Christian University freshman, whose easy smile exudes a confidence beyond her youth. But when she traverses TCU's manicured lawns each...
  • Volunteer letter writers helping UA aggressively pursue new students

    AKRON, Ohio With spare time on his hands, retiree Dave Harris decided to write to some high school seniors who were thinking of attending the University of Akron. He hopes to tip them into the "yes" column. Harris, a Stow, Ohio, resident, is among about...
  • We asked you: Should college athletes be paid?

    Grateful just to play We should not pay college athletes. They, for the most part, have their tuition paid via scholarships and have many perks not given to other students. Many students are required to hold part-time jobs to pay for their tuition;...
  • Columbia College to give Jim Jacobs honorary degree

    Columbia College Chicago has announced that it will present theater artist Jim Jacobs with a 2014 honorary degree.  Jacobs is best known as the co-creator of “Grease,” the popular Broadway musical and film that had its world premiere in...
  • 'Orange' stirs creative juices

    'Orange' stirs creative juices
    Pamela Martinez approached Sarina Shohet with a proposition late last year. "I said to Sarina, 'Can I give you a really difficult assignment?'" Martinez recalled. "She said, 'Yes.'" Students in Martinez's Advanced Placement art class at Irvine-based...
  • Northwestern calls ruling on athlete unionizing 'faulty' in NLRB filing

    Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the...
  • William H. Adolph, chiropractor

    William H. Adolph, chiropractor
    Dr. William Howard Adolph, a retired Randallstown-area chiropractor and decorated World War II veteran, died of cancer March 27 at his Owings Mills home. He was 92. Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Idlewylde section of Baltimore County, he was the...
  • State board approves land deal for College Park hotel

    State board approves land deal for College Park hotel
    Over objections about the fairness of the process, the state Board of Public Works approved a land deal Wednesday that would allow a developer to build a luxury hotel and conference center at the University of Maryland, College Park. The university...
  • U.S. Education secretary praises L.A. program

    U.S. Education secretary praises L.A. program
    Tucked in the corner of a grimy East Hollywood strip mall is a shining hope of public education. Or so U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday in an event that showcased a comprehensive program to boost academic achievement by supporting...
  • March Madness: NCAA should stop exploiting student-athletes, pass a Bill of Rights

    The NCAA basketball tournament field is set, and this week an estimated 50 million people will fill out their brackets in a fit of March Madness. Yet almost a year after fans witnessed one of the worst in-game injuries in a generation, college athletes...