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  • A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified

    A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified
    With John Deasy no longer in charge at the Los Angeles Unified School District, the school board needs a new superintendent who shares his passion for improving the lives of children in poverty, but not his adversarial approach or his refusal to listen to...
  • Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism

    Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism
    To mark the 250th anniversary of The Hartford Courant, Editor Andrew Julien made the following remarks at an Oct. 25 gala celebrating the event. The paper turns 250 Oct. 29. It's no big secret that it's been a rocky few years for us in the business of...
  • Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected

    Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected
    Towson University professor Andrew Reiner is concerned that the desire to be "liked" online has bled into the real-life interactions of some of his students. He wants to change that. Reiner, a lecturer in English in Towson's Honors College, says...
  • Spanking Is Not A Clear Cut Issue For Every Parent

    It's time once again for me to clarify my position on spanking. I arrived at this reluctant conclusion because twice in the last week, I've been informed that I believe in it, which is not exactly true. The problem is that in today's anti-intellectual...
  • Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'

    Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'
    Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, a regular Fox News contributor, has penned a column expressing some views that need to be discussed. I know this because Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the morning comedy program "Fox & Friends," said on today's show that Ablow has...
  • Democracy's most cherished act

    Democracy! A word, a way of life, our highest ideal: Everyone is equal; no one is marginal. I still feel the force of this word, though the middle syllable -- "mock" -- grows increasingly dominant when I hear it, especially now, as election season...
  • A case for reading political fiction

    A case for reading political fiction
    In an understandably cynical mood about the fractured state of American government, one might be inclined to wonder: When so much of politics and what politicians say is fiction to begin with, what does a reader need with political fiction? Fiction as...
  • Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism

    Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism
    You may not have found the home of your dreams, but it may not be time to give up the hunt just yet. Chicago-area housing market data for the latest month show that more than 16,000 houses, town houses and condominiums came on the market in September,...
  • REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre

    REVIEW: 'The Real Thing' at American Airlines Theatre
    We're all vulnerable in love and marriage — even arty, self-aware British intellectuals who pride themselves on their carefully constructed and seemingly unimpeachable castles of wit, irony and intellectual fortitude. That's the main theme —...
  • Conservatives Favor Fox News, While Liberals Trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - Study

    The most ardent conservatives overwhelmingly favor Fox News as a trusted source of information, while the strongest liberals tend to place their faith in a broader array of news outlets , but not in one over others, according to a new study on media...
  • UCLA, Arizona to meet in battle of offensive powerhouses

    UCLA, Arizona to meet in battle of offensive powerhouses
    A college football circus came to the New Orleans Superdome in 1997, when Mississippi took on Tulane. The offenses, orchestrated by coordinators Noel Mazzone and Rich Rodriguez, made for a wild, heart-in-throat day. Mississippi won, 41-24. "Yeah,...