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  • Cynthia M. Allen: Call it what you will, 'culture of rape' must end

    There are so many disturbing elements to the recent Rolling Stone story about a fraternity gang rape at the University of Virginia and the subsequent admission by the publication's managing editor that huge pieces of the article including details of the...
  • Emma Watson splits with rugby beau Matthew Janney

    This is the end, indeed: Emma Watson and boyfriend Matthew Janney are no more.  The "Harry Potter" alum has split with the Oxford University rugby player, her rep confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. The two called it quits about a month ago but remain...
  • Read all about it: 'Newsies' is in town

     Read all about it: 'Newsies' is in town
    To the delight of Midwestern fans of dancing newsboys, the one and only national tour of "Newsies" opens in Chicago on Friday night. Sales have been very brisk — some performances this weekend already are close to sold-out. It's a peak time of...
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Out of the Blue: A world view of our past and future

    I recently returned from an exotic trip to three continents. I am ridiculously privileged, not only to travel but also to be able to return to a place as near-perfect as Laguna in autumn. My good fortune is never lost on me, and it helps me appreciate...
  • 'She's Beautiful' gets the word out

    'She's Beautiful' gets the word out
    Those who bristle at the term "feminist," which inexplicably has fallen out of fashion among many young adults, might find a vibrant new documentary enlightening and inspiring. "She's Beautiful When She's Angry", director Mary Dore's incisive portrait...
  • Why this Democrat will miss Judy the Republican

    Why this Democrat will miss Judy the Republican
    A couple years ago, Judy Baar Topinka and I were sparring over the numbers she was using for the state's backlog of bills, so I invited her to my office for a chat. She strides in, tosses a folder full of financial documents on my desk and loudly...
  • Feminist confusion and the UVA rape case

    Feminist confusion and the UVA rape case
    A horrific article, recently published in Rolling Stone, rocked the University of Virginia. The article told the story of a junior identified as "Jackie," who recounted attending as a bubbly freshman a fraternity date party where she was lured into a dark...
  • Court challenges are a waste of effort

    Court challenges are a waste of effort
    Duringwinter it's cold in Chicago. Summers in Florida are hot. The sun comes up each morning. Nothing can change those facts. But how many dollars has our attorney general wasted fighting the inevitable? State after state, court after court has...
  • What's Next For Former House Speaker Chris Donovan?

    What's Next For Former House Speaker Chris Donovan?
    Three years ago, Chris Donovan was one of the most powerful men in state government, on the cusp of leaving Hartford for the halls of Congress. Then the finance director of his congressional campaign was arrested in an influence-peddling scheme....
  • Swearing princesses now exploited in name of domestic violence awareness

     Swearing princesses now exploited in name of domestic violence awareness
    The folks behind the swearing princesses video are back, and this time they're tackling domestic violence. They've added fake black eyes and fake bloodied lips to the little girls' costumes, and handed them such lines as, "We want a future we can...