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  • Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon

    Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon
    Last month, the philanthropic Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would sell off the fossil fuel stocks that helped to enrich it. Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, had beaten the Rockefellers to the punch. Its decision to divest, in April,...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends Justice Seamus McCaffery

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends Justice Seamus McCaffery
    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday night suspended Justice Seamus McCaffery, who last week publicly apologized for forwarding sexually explicit emails to a state employee. In its order, the court said it was suspending...
  • Pointing out errors can be a big mistake

    It's smart to go prepared to a job interview. Doing some research on the company, its work and its employees before you arrive can pay big dividends. In addition to demonstrating your initiative, you'll be armed with something to talk about and lessen the...
  • In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app

    In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app
    The MonkeyParking smartphone app, which, in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, “allows drivers in parked cars to let others know when they are leaving parking spots — and to turn the space over to the next driver for a fee,&...
  • Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal

    Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal
    A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected early this week to decide what to do about one of its justices caught up in the scandal over pornographic e-mails sent among state employees. But what action the court may take against Justice Seamus P....
  • Terps sticking with punter Nate Renfro and other notes

    Terps sticking with punter Nate Renfro and other notes
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall said he is not planning on changing punters despite junior Nate Renfro’s recent struggles. Renfro, whom Edsall has described as inconsistent since the spring, averaged just 32.2 yards on his final five punts against...
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
  • Column was a 'one-sided attack on Israel'

    Gary Olson in his Your View trivializes Judaism in his one-sided attack on Israel. In his criticism of Israel's settlement policy — which most American Jews also oppose — he denigrates the very idea of aliyah, the religious ideal of "going...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone

    Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone
    When Karen Dolan fell in love with it, the 19th-century grist mill along Bethlehem's Monocacy Creek seemed destined to rot away — an eyesore in a city revered for its historic architecture. But Dolan saw promise in its stone walls, and with the...
  • L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads

    L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads
    As part of its settlement this week with former schools Supt. John Deasy, the Los Angeles Board of Education declared that it did not believe Deasy had done anything wrong in connection with the project to provide students with iPads, even though the...