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2 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Shell CEO says U.S. should export oil to stabilize markets

U.S. policymakers should gradually lift the country's decades-old ban on crude oil exports because allowing the shipments would make the global energy system and fuel prices more stable, the head of Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Tuesday.


2 hrs ago | Poynter Online

Craig Silverman will join Columbia University's Tow Center

Craig Silverman announced Tuesday that he's joining the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University as a fellow.


Related Topix: Journalism

2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Economics Daily Digest: The U.S. economy needs immigrant workers to thrive

Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren says that if the Republican Party is to survive, it needs to accept that immigrants continue to be key players in U.S. economic success.


Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Is California in a megadrought?

California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts in the past century, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Cornell University, Berkeley, CA

8 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Columbia Student Will Carry a Mattress Everywhere Until Her Rapist Is Expelled

Emma Sulkowicz staged the piece of performance art as a protest against Columbia's handling of her sexual-assault case.


Related Topix: Sports

11 hrs ago |

Should Founders Know How To Code?

I moved from being an entrepreneur to teaching entrepreneurship at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, Columbia University and Caltech after 21 years in 8 high-tech startups.


Related Topix: Stanford University, UC Berkeley

18 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

New play to put cast and crew's dreams center stage

Left to right: 'Dreamscape' producer David Silberthau, director Cole Rainey and head writer Danny Tejera, all CC '15, hope to offer participants a collaborative theater experience with their upcoming play.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Suspended Columbia Ph.D. student files lawsuit against University citing discrimination

Political science Ph.D. student Theo Milonopoulos filed a lawsuit and federal complaint against Columbia University in August alleging the University discriminated on the basis of his mental health conditions.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA


The Fall And Rise Of Investigative Journalism

In our world, the news about the news is often grim. Newspapers are shrinking , folding up , or being cut loose by their parent companies.


Related Topix: Journalism

Has The Ice Bucket Challenge Changed Healthcare Fundraising Forever?

I'm an award-winning journalist who covers health and education for The Atlantic and USA Today.


Related Topix: Journalism

New Mobility

William Peace: Scholar, Advocate

When President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law, he remarked that everyone with a disability could now pass through once-closed doors into a bright new era of equality.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Smith College, Scarsdale, NY


Infinitely Polar Bear

Though it's the weaker of TIFF's two Mark Ruffalo mental-illness dramas , Maya Forbes's Infinitely Polar Bear can at least claim to be the more heartwarming.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Telluride: A Film Fest That Knows How to Party

Hosts included THR and the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and TV; the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Sony Classics; and Fox Searchlight The Telluride Film Festival isn't just about screening movies.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Movies, Entertainment, Brandeis University, Marymount University

American Thinker

Hamas's Academic Apologists

Reaction by Middle East studies professors to Israel's recent effort to destroy Hamas's terrorist infrastructure epitomizes their perennial pro-Hamas, anti-Israel, and anti-American biases.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories, Life, Self Defense

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of India

Hyderabad sends more students to US than Delhi, Mumbai

Indian students ponied up more than $5 billion in the 2008-2012 period to study in the US .


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Pakistan,

The Motley Fool

Has Ukraine Shot Itself in the Foot With Gas Pipeline Deal?

This article was written by , the leading provider of energy news in the world.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy

United Alters Policy on Peanut Allergies as Mom Pushes Airlines for Change

I've been covering the transportation industry for 20 years. Past publications include The Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald and Sacramento Bee.


Related Topix: Wesleyan University, Livingston, NJ

Courier News

Alborada program combines tap, flamencoAlborada program combines tap, ...

This world premiere program "A Flamenco Tap Happening' being presented on Sept. 13 shows the similarities and differences between the flamenco dance tradition and the jazz-based tap dance tradition Alborada program combines tap, flamenco This world premiere program "A Flamenco Tap Happening' being presented on Sept.


Related Topix: African-American, Spain, World News, Entertainment

National Public Radio

Syrian Artists Denied Visas, And A Voice In The U.S.

It's about a group of women who struggle to survive in Troy after the town has been sacked.


Related Topix: Georgetown University, Jordan, World News,

American Thinker

Islam, Postmodernism, and Poltiical Correctness

One of the most important tools humanity needs right now is frank speech about Islam.


Related Topix: Journalism, George Bush, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood