| May 12, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The most powerful weapon that debaters wield against the unwary is causation: marijuana use leads to heroin addiction, pornography to rape, video games to mass murder, high consumption of margarine to divorces in Maine.
Whoops. The first three of...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Kayla Foriere is a freshly minted graduate of Rollins College with a degree in economics.
But over the past few months — in between classes, sorority events and a part-time job — she's been doing some work on the side: preparing for the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:30 PM
It's prom season, and that means one thing: finding a hot celebrity to go with you.
No longer is it enough to ask the cute girl you have been looking at in chemistry class, or the boy who smiles at you every day in homeroom.
Now it's Kate Upton. Or...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour.
Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now.
And yet there's something...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:03 PM
"The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War."
— Barack Obama, March 24
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:08 PM
— After competing against him for three years and beating his team more frequently than anyone else in recent history, Notre Dame's Kayla McBride was somewhat at a loss in the huddle at USA Basketball camp listening to national coach Geno Auriemma....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday.
The disciplinary action...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Several people have forwarded me emails that include a series of really funny headline gaffes from around the country.
The actual headlines vary slightly, but the subject line always says, "Why I still buy the newspaper," or, if they want to personalize...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.
The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:14 AM
On the 30th anniversary of what would become one of the the most landmark events to ever happen to Miss America, the Internet is buzzing again about one of its contestants.
30 years ago, Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to win the pageant,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Miss New York Nina Davuluri was named Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City on Sunday night.
Miss Florida Myrrhanda Jones, a University of Florida journalism senior and Gatorette impressed on pageant night performing her baton twirling while wearing a knee...