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  • Crazy in Colorado, or are male philosophy profs really sexist pigs?

    Crazy in Colorado, or are male philosophy profs really sexist pigs?
    They're the Buridan's Ass bandits! The feminist police who patrol academia for signs of "rape culture" must have run out of fraternity houses to pick on, so they've decided to go after -- philosophy professors. Yes, you read that right. You might think...
  • Faulkner: Lions' players believed

    For just about every student at Vanguard University, faith is important. But as the NAIA Division I champion Lions men's basketball team showed this season, perhaps no belief is more powerful than faith in one another. The Lions' players, coaches and...
  • Peabody winners to be announced on 'CBS This Morning'

    Peabody winners to be announced on 'CBS This Morning'
    In a first for the 73-year-old Peabody Awards, a portion of this year's winners will be announced April 2 on "CBS This Morning." Ira Glass and Charlayne Hunter-Gault will join the "CBS This Morning" anchors that day. The announcement will start on the...
  • Will 'Turtle' Jackson Coming To UConn; Averages 30 At Ga. HS

    Will 'Turtle' Jackson Coming To UConn; Averages 30 At Ga. HS
    Athens Christian didn't have much to lose, trailing by 20 points with less than five minutes left, facing the end of the season. "I called a timeout," coach Ron Link said, "and I just said, 'Turtle, you take over this game. You do whatever you want to...
  • Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown

     Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown
    Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862. Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
  • Reaping Rewards Of State Investment In Research Takes Time

    Patience is a virtue. Never more so than when you consider university research-inspired, commercialized ventures — and the eagerly anticipated economic benefits sought from them. Having worked with entrepreneurial start-ups developed from...
  • Paintings by folk musician and collector Art Rosenbaum on display in Williamsburg

    Paintings by folk musician and collector Art Rosenbaum on display in Williamsburg
    Images of Southern folk musicians shine brightly in the paintings of Art Rosenbaum, a Georgia-based artist, musician and folk music collector. What's more, in 2008, he won a Grammy award for his collection "Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years...
  • Music Publishers Crack Down on Sites Featuring Song Lyrics

    Music publishers are staging a press conference in Washington on Monday to announce that they have targeted 50 websites with takedown notices for unlicensed song lyrics, arguing that they profit from the copyrighted works by collecting advertising...
  • Greenland ice sheet undergoes worst surface melt in 132 years

    Greenland ice sheet undergoes worst surface melt in 132 years
    During a four-day period earlier this month, 47% of the surface of the Greenland ice sheet melted, bringing the total melted area to 97% of the surface, according to NASA. The melting is the worst that has been observed since researchers have been...
  • A virtual milestone

    A virtual milestone
    Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary. Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
  • Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world

    Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world
    On a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs.     Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
  • 'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners

    'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners
    "Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media. It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...