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  • Campuses must distinguish between assault and youthful bad judgment

    I really didn't want to write another column that hinges on the notion of a war between the genders. But our front-page story Sunday — on legal challenges by students punished for campus sexual assaults — raises such provocative questions, I...
  • Is a couples retreat for you?

     Is a couples retreat for you?
    There are hundreds of options for couples retreats — and as many different approaches and environments. Some are based on reducing stress in beautiful natural surroundings, others are faith-based, still others focus on improving communication and...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain

    For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain
    USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free. Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete. “It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
  • Scale of medical decisions shifts to offer varied balances of power

    Scale of medical decisions shifts to offer varied balances of power
    Patients never used to worry about making healthcare decisions. They didn't have to. Their doctors made just about all of their decisions for them. Everyone simply assumed that doctors knew what was best. But that paternalistic view of doctors as know-...
  • Oregon middle and high school to offer condoms to students

    Oregon middle and high school to offer condoms to students
    An Oregon school district plans to offer condoms to middle schoolers and high schoolers who specifically ask for them during conversation with counselors and administrators. The availability has stirred concern since the tiny Gervais School District...
  • Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers

    Honda shifting ad dollars into music business to attract young buyers
    Hoping to attract young car buyers, American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours. Like other automakers, Honda is...
  • Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths

    Maya Angelou's uncomfortable facts and truths
    Caution: The following tribute to the late, great author-poet Maya Angelou may be hazardous to some of my touchier readers. The previous paragraph is called a "trigger warning," a disclaimer of the sort that often has been applied to online...
  • Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership

    Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership
    1. Legendary minor league owner Joe Buzas purchased the Eastern League's Syracuse franchise for $25,000 in 1957 and moved the team to Allentown, Pa. Buzas would relocate the Red Sox Double A affiliate to Reading, Pa., Pittsfield, Mass. and Pawtucket, R.I....
  • Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

    A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say. In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
  • Doctors assist in executions despite ethics rules

    For more than 50 executions, Missouri relied on Dr. Alan Doerhoff to assist. Doerhoff, 70, said he became involved in the 1970s when the warden at the prison that handled executions retained him because they had been childhood friends. ------------...
  • Race and college admission: A volatile issue

    First, we should remember that Brooke Kimbrough is still in high school. She is, as the Beatles once sang, just 17. So even if she ruffled feathers this past week claiming she should have been admitted to the University of Michigan -- despite lower...