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  • In Theory: Should sex-ed in schools tell the whole story?

    The documentary “deepsouth” chronicles four people in the American South and how they are trying to find a solution to the region’s HIV epidemic. In the film, there is a scene where a health teacher in Mississippi uses candies in cups to...
  • Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy

    Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy
    Gavin Grimm was admittedly an angry child full of mixed emotions, desperately trying to fit in but always coming up short. "I love science and I used to tell people I was a failed science experiment," the 15-year-old Gloucester High School sophomore...
  • Protesters aim to slow holiday shopping

    Protesters aim to slow holiday shopping
    Activists in Chicago called for boycotting holiday shopping on Michigan Avenue Friday as part of an ongoing effort to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teen in Ferguson, Mo. More than 50...
  • Where Wonder Woman came from

    Where Wonder Woman came from
    Some 2,500 years ago, the Greeks had a big Amazon moment. Warrior women who gloried in their freedom rode into Western culture in the myths, artwork and histories of classical antiquity. On horseback, shooting bows, swinging battle-axes, hurling spears...
  • Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History

    Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History
    AVON — During November and this month the Avon Free Public Library has hosted exhibits, films and other events on the Civil Rights Movement along with the role of African-Americans in culture and sports. "Changing America: The Emancipation...
  • Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America

    Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America
    A winter of discontent is brewing in America. Over the last fortnight, large parts of the country have seethed with anger, first at the decision of a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael...
  • 'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph

    'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph
    Students held "die-in" protests on at least two Connecticut college campuses Monday, joining other protests nationwide related to instances where white police officers killed unarmed African Americans. In Middletown, hundreds of Wesleyan University...
  • L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

    L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation
    Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding. The idea, brought forward by Board of Education members Bennett...
  • Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI

    Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI
    The new Justice Department guidelines governing profiling by federal law enforcement officers will have no effect on FBI practices, its director, James B. Comey, said Tuesday. On Monday, Comey’s boss, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., said the new...
  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...
  • Glendale Community College drafts equity plan

    To ensure that all students of various economic, gender or ethnic backgrounds succeed at Glendale Community College, officials have been working for months to create a new comprehensive student-equity plan as they adhere to a mandate issued by the state&...