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More colleges under investigation for handling of sexual assault cases
Brown University, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have become the latest local schools under investigation by the federal Education Department for their handling of sexual assault cases.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
More schools under investigation for campus sexual assault
Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Israeli, Palestinian teens learning to talk, understand each other in ...
While Secretary of State John Kerry is working to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas to end weeks of fighting, teens from Palestine and Israel are thankful to be at Artsbridge - a summer program that will help them bring peace and understanding back home.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Playwriting contest winner staged
The world premiere of "The House of Broken Ships" by Thomas Emerson, winner of the Virginia B. Toulmin Playwriting Contest, will take place Thursday through Sunday, July 31 thru Aug. 3, at Waterman's Community Center.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
More colleges turn away from entrance exams
As more and more colleges across the country adopt a "test optional" philosophy, a recent report lists about 800 U.S. schools - including several in West Virginia - that are de-emphasizing ACT and SAT scores when considering admission.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
A person identifying as "queer" and "trans" recently asked a colleague giving a lecture on "The Future of Psychoanalysis" at Hampshire College, "What does psychoanalysis have to say to me"? In the late 19th century, the term queer was used pejoratively to describe a person of homosexual orientation.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
5 colleges make major changes in test policies for 2014-15
In the run-up to the 2014-15 admissions season, five well respected colleges are making major changes in the way they will consider standardized test scores.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Washington names poet laureate
Jesse Steinmetz, of Washngton, Conn., poses at the town green in New Milford, Conn.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Independent Women's Forum
The Oscar winner exposed her hidden talent by employing the braiding techniques taught to her by her aunt, on several friends.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Lupita Nyongo is on Vogue July Cover in Prada & Lancome Ad Campaign
Lupita Nyong'o is Vogue 's July cover girl. The Oscar winning actress is wearing a Prada dress on the cover of the latest issue.
Lupita Nyong'o: A-List Side Hustle - She Braids Hair?
If this acting thing hadn't worked out for Lupita Nyong'o , she might have taken up braiding as a profession.