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  • The truth about 'holistic' college admissions

    The truth about 'holistic' college admissions
    In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They believe that "holistic admissions" is being used as a modern-day form of racial discrimination.
  • Islamic State's war on gays

    Islamic State's war on gays
    Twenty-six-year-oldĀ Faraj Ali Shalwi was a dapper dresser. And while his tight-knit circle of friends in his Libyan hometown, Derna, admired his sense of style, his neighbors treated him with suspicion. They said that his clothes were “contemporary....

    Oak Park-set novel picked for library's summer reading program

    Oak Park-set novel picked for library's summer reading program
    A novel set in Oak Park that deals with prejudices and tolerance is this year's selection for Oak Park Public Library's One Book, One Oak Park program. The book, "What We've Lost is Nothing," by Rachel Louise Snyder, is the adult option for the library'...

    Bill Protects Unpaid Interns From Harassment, Discrimination

    HARTFORD — Unpaid interns would receive workplace protections against sexual harassment and discrimination under legislation approved unanimously by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bill, which cleared the Senate earlier this month, now...

    Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation

    Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation
    LEESBURG — City commissioners on Tuesday night passed a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation after two contentious public hearings this month that divided the commission and members of the public. Commissioner Dan Robuck...