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Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- California's two public university systems retreated from various tuition hikes as Gov. Jerry Brown suggested the moves would be ill-timed coming just a week after voters approved a tax increase for education. California State University...
Daily American Staff WriterState police are looking for Jonathan William Beal, 23, of Scratch Hill Road, Meyersdale, for the ligature strangulation homicide of Justine Marie Jackson, 19, Meyersdale, whose body was found Sunday in a shallow grave near the Keystone Viaduct along...
David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness. He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
Tags: Culture, Arts and Culture, Brian Eno, David Byrne, Music
Tales of Masked Men Friday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m., PBS Here in the United States, we have a pretty strong appetite for spectacle. And we've got our share of ritualized violence. We've been known, on occasion, to hold simplified dualistic moral...
The Hartford CourantAs political campaigns gear up for the final push to November, we are about to be subjected to a propaganda onslaught of epic proportions. Making an intelligent choice among candidates will take discipline. Some campaigns will actually impart the...
There's even a pair of (very) hot pants on display that look like they could be worn Saturday night at (fill in the name of whatever Chicago club is "happening" these days). Here's the catch to the shorts, though. They're made of sealskin. They're...
Tags: Fine Artists, Culture, Arts and Culture, Museums, Arts
About 30,000 people stepped through the doors of Howard County's new nature center last year, and county officials plan to celebrate Sunday with a first birthday bash. Since the James and Anne Robinson Nature Center opened off Cedar Lane in Columbia last...
Scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkeyliving in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- an animal well-known to local hunters but until now, unknown to the outside world. In a paper published Wednesday...
Tags: National Government, Science, Biology, Politics, Genetics
Love of 4-H Anyone who has been involved in the Emmet County 4-H program over past three decades knows Diane Brazier and looks up to her as the woman who has made the local 4-H program what it is today. As Emmet County 4-H program coordinator, Diane has...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 3 million students will start college this fall. What sage advice would you offer someone stepping onto campus for the first time? Here are recommendations from some former freshmen with valuable experiences to share....
CHARLEVOIX -- Dr. Charles Cleland will present a program on the historical events surrounding the negotiation of the Treaty of 1836 between the Odawa and Ojibwe people and the United States of America at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Charlevoix...
Tags: Culture, Arts and Culture, Treaties, Politics
UC Irvine — The year was 1968. The Age of Aquarius was in full swing. The Tet offensive was pushing forward. And, Joan Didion's "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" was published. It was amid this period of cultural and political upheaval that UCI ,...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Science, Mexico, Arts, Joan Didion
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