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  • Economists fret as young adults seem unwilling to fly the coop

    Burdened by $85,000 in college debt, attorney Bobby Waltman lives with his mom and grandmother in a three-bedroom house in Huntington Beach, Calif. Past frugality led the 29-year-old to live in a van parked at the beach, a one-room casita behind a...
  • Another FBI inquiry hits California's Capitol with probe of Leland Yee

    Another FBI inquiry hits California's Capitol with probe of Leland Yee
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. SACRAMENTO -- For the second time in less than a year, agents are searching a Capitol office as part of a federal investigation. Last year it was Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) who was targeted in...
  • Artist tackles gender bias with a bold experiment in Siri Hustvedt's terrific 'The Blazing World'

    "The Blazing World" by Siri Hustvedt; Simon & Schuster ($26) "An original thing would be so foreign, we wouldn't be able to recognize it, would we?" muses a character in Siri Hustvedt's new novel. But she's wrong. "The Blazing World" is unique and...
  • The 21st century marriage, for better or worse

    The 21st century marriage, for better or worse
    Eli Finkel has a theory on marriage. Who doesn't, right? Philosophers, romantics and comedians have, since the beginning of time, treated us to their musings on what Groucho Marx reportedly called "a wonderful institution … but who wants to...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 26

    Psychological treatment Your March 22 editorial "Prescription turf war" missed one important point: Prescription privileges are supported by only some psychologists. Many psychologists, including myself, oppose this. We may have some of the same...
  • D30 chooses 2 new principals

    D30 chooses 2 new principals
    Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30. The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
  • New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

    New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero
    Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture. "My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage

     Mike Kelley's riveting adolescent stage
    By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade. His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
  • WWII survivor to share her story at NSU

    WWII survivor to share her story at NSU
    During World War II, Sipora Groen was a nurse in Nazi-occupied Holland. Her father, brother and fiance died in the Auschwitz concentration camp. She lost her mother before the war even began. She and the man who would later become her husband,...
  • Zach Zweizig: And now, the rest of the story

     
    I had a pretty wide-ranging chat with Zach Zweizig -- much too much for the print edtion. So, here are some things you might be interested in knowing about Lafayette's rising senior quarterback. He’s a Lehigh Valley kid – and......