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  • Duke fraternity accused of racism after “Pilgrims and Indians” party

     
    A fraternity at Duke University is being accused of racism after hosting a “Pilgrims and Indians” themed party for students who were encouraged to wear feathers andchannel their inner “pocahotness.” The invitation read: “...
  • Apple promotes iTunes head Eddy Cue to senior executive role

     
    Apple CEO Tim Cook promotes iTunes-head Eddy Cue to senior executive role....
  • Confused teachers' union steamrollered by City Hall

     
    In any big wrangle about school reform, teachers unions start at a disadvantage: They don't speak for the children. Those promoting change — be they parents, administrators, politicians or outsiders with grand theories — can presume (or...
  • Duke researcher to lecture on brain and robot research

     
    Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, award-winning scientist and physician with Duke University, will be speaking at Florida Hospital on new groundbreaking research that could revolutionize treatments for paralysis andParkinson's disease. Nicolelis’ research &#...
  • Orlando Philharmonic gives Carol Stanley Fenner special service award

     
    The Board of Directors of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has created the John O. Blackburn Distinguished Service Award, which will be awarded to Carol Stanley Fenner, a longtime board member and supporter of the Orlando Philharmonic. The award will be...
  • Lake Mary Prep students score on Duke test

     
    Twenty-five fourth and fifth graders at Lake Mary Prep have beenrecognized as hot prospects for future academic achievement. The studentsat the private Seminole County school are among a handful in the South who turned up tops in the prestigious Duke...
  • Hot pop/hip-hopper to play Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater

     
    Pop hip/hopper Mike Posner, who had a Top 10 song this summer with “Cooler Than Me,” a second hit this winter with “Please Don’t Go” and has a third song, “Bow Chicka Wow (featuring Lil Wayne)” rising up the...
  • Declining enrollment, state funding top list of district woes for D230 candidates

     
    The following eight candidates are vying for three, four-year terms on the Consolidated High School District 230 School Board in the April 5 election. The …...
  • Review: Pop/hip-hopper Mike Posner is a one man (boy) band at Sherman Theater

     
    Pop hip-hopper Mike Posner is much like the boy bands of a decade ago: His looks, lyrics and attitude scream out hip-hop, but when you get to the heart of the matter, Posner is pure pop. That’s not a criticism.......
  • Orlando’s Krystal Thomas drafted by WNBA, could miss Duke graduation

     
    Krystal Thomas was drafted to the WNBA's Seattle Storm Monday and she's graduating from Duke University this May. Graduating from Duke had been a dream for Thomas since she was 5-years-old....
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Gov. Corbett's Excellent Washington Adventure.

     
    Good Tuesday, Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania's chief executive was in Our Nation's Capital on Monday where he gave the Tomcorbett keynote address to a summit of school choice types, telling them that there's nothing wrong with the public schools...
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....