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  • Is the SAT a tool to impose 'American values' on Chinese students?

    Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges -- last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, China is grousing that the SAT may impose American values on its best...
  • Review: 'As Above/ So Below' ★★

    Review: 'As Above/ So Below' ★&#9733
    Beneath the streets of Paris lies a vast network of tunnels just waiting to be exploited by an enterprising found-footage film crew. Imagine the excitement of the rolling-boulder opening scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" stretched to feature length, then...
  • After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight

    After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight
    STORRS — Excitement has been generated within the UConn football program. Excitement? UConn football program? Folks around here have seldom used those words in a sentence since the Huskies appeared in the Fiesta Bowl in January 2011. Optimism...
  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
  • TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'
    Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost...
  • Quinn, Rauner trade barbs on IDOT, taxes

    Quinn, Rauner trade barbs on IDOT, taxes
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to task Thursday for failing to dump all of the politically connected people hired as “staff assistants” at the Illinois Department of Transportation, saying the state...
  • Joani Gudeman, breast cancer activist, dies at 50

     Joani Gudeman, breast cancer activist, dies at 50
    Joani Gudeman, a psychotherapist, immersed herself into activities with the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network after being diagnosed with the disease. She served on the organization's board, helped plan three of its annual conferences and edited a...
  • Van Gaal warns against expecting Di Maria 'miracle'

    (Reuters) - Louis van Gaal warned Manchester United fans against regarding Angel Di Maria as "the miracle" when the Argentine was unveiled as United's new No.7 on Thursday. Di Maria, signed from Real Madrid this week for a British record 59.7 million...
  • Saudi mufti tells young Saudis not to heed call to jihad

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti urged young people on Thursday to ignore calls to jihad from people representing "deviant principles", the latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by the kingdom's religious establishment. Riyadh, the...
  • Why Jews don't support the GOP [Letter]

    Why Jews don't support the GOP [Letter]
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. opines for 13 paragraphs on the reasons Jews don't vote for Republicans but he barely touches on the reasons for that lack of support ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24) Maybe Jews despise the inherent...
  • Eastern Pennsylvania Conference girls soccer preview

    Eastern Pennsylvania Conference girls soccer preview
    Every World Cup soccer tournament has its Group of Death. In its first season of girls soccer, the new Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has something worse. Check out the six teams in its Suburban Division: • Allentown Central Catholic, a three-...