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  • Amnesty isn't a dirty word

    AMNESTY HAS become the political act that dare not speak its name. Nativists go wild when they hear the term. Mainstream immigrant advocates talk around it. Immigration-restriction fanatics have so poisoned and blurred the word's meaning that they see...
  • Past presidents -- an inaugural quiz

    Today, Barack Obama will be sworn in as the nation's 44th president in a ceremony filled with tradition. Test your knowledge of ceremonies past. 1. Of whose inaugural speech did wordsmith H.L. Mencken say: "It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it...
  • The Bell Curve: The power of a vote

    John Dean called the other day to share a memory. He's an old friend who retired nine years ago as superintendent of Orange County schools. He now holds the title of emeritus, from which he draws on his long experience to serve as a consultant. As...
  • Who was the only bachelor president? a) James Buchanan b) James Polk c) Andrew Johnson

    ANSWER: a) James Buchanan
  • Hampton U. rallies late on Coker's 29-yard run

    LaMarcus Coker's touchdown run technically measured 29 yards. Throw in the long celebration run on Hampton University's newly surfaced track and it was closer to 100 — at a clip few other than Usain Bolt could manage. Coker's sprint to the end zone...
  • The Crowd: Magic for South Coast Repertory gala

    The Crowd: Magic for South Coast Repertory gala
    The 2010-11 social season on the Orange Coast was inaugurated with great style Sept. 11 at the South Coast Repertory Gala Ball. Chaired by Sophie Cripe, resplendent in a golden satin strapless ball gown, the evening was billed as "The Plays The Thing."...
  • Chapter Eight: The Debt

    Chapter Eight: The Debt
    James Forman stepped into The Riverside Church in Harlem clutching a cane in one hand and a copy of his "Black Manifesto" in the other. It was May 4, 1969, and the mostly white congregation - 1,500 voices strong - was singing the Sunday service's...
  • The road to Kauai is an ever-inviting garden path

    Hanalei, Hawaii KAUAI is the island Hollywood calls paradise. Its tropical forests, 4,000-foot cliffs and crescent-shaped beaches have provided idyllic settings for more than 60 films and TV shows, cast as everything from "Gilligan's Island" and...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown: Guard is going places at warp speed

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Proviso East's Dee Brown: Guard is going places at warp speed
    Maybe the reason everything happens so fast in Daniel "Dee" Brown's life is because he embraces the immediacy of every moment. He walks fast, talks faster and dribbles a basketball fastest of all. Illinois coach Bill Self says that "Dee Brown changes...
  • The cream of a bumper crop: The 1997-8 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    The cream of a bumper crop: The 1997-8 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team
    Illinois-Chicago coach Jimmy Collins took one look at the Tribune's 1997-98 All-State basketball team and made this proclamation: "Give me those five guys right now, and I'd go a long way in the NCAA tournament." Collins' dream team would feature 6-...