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2 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

I Am Legend

John Legend's life is about as charmed as a his name indicates. He's won nine Grammy a Awards as a solo artist and in-demand collaborator.


Related Topix: R-N-B, John Legend, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Springfield, OH

4 hrs ago | O-R Online

Washington County chooses new human resources director

New Washington County Director of Human Resources Kathleen Bali attended last Wednesday's agenda-setting meeting of the county commissioners.


Related Topix: Washington County, PA, US Military, US Air Force

8 hrs ago |

Our ACCD recommendations

Most of us have attended at least one class at the Alamo Colleges or know someone who has, but it is a safe bet that the majority of us would be hard-pressed to name a member of the board of trustees, who are elected to six-year terms.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Our Lady of the Lake University, Columbia University, Opinion

8 hrs ago | JD Journal

Legal Recruiters in Washington, D.C. Ready to Aid in the Legal Job Search

Working in the legal industry is very rewarding, especially when you find a job with a firm or company that meets your needs as a professional.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

9 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

After 27 Years, a New York World's Fair Relic Reopens to the Public

The public was invited inside a New York City architectural monument today for a view that has been off-limits for 27 years.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York, NY, Queens, NY, York, NY

12 hrs ago | Science Daily

Neurotics don't just avoid action: They dislike it, study finds

Neurotics don't just avoid taking action. By their very nature they dislike it. A study of nearly 4,000 college students in 19 countries has uncovered new details about why neurotic people may avoid making decisions and moving forward with life.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

16 hrs ago |

High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

This Oct. 13, 2013 file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy speaking at the University of Pennsylvania law school in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Michigan, Michigan Government, Sonia Sotomayor

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Police: 2 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash On MLK Drive

Authorities say one person was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, while the other was taken to Temple University Hospital.


Related Topix: Temple University

17 hrs ago | Daily Texan

Former Obama 'body man' Reggie Love shares experiences

From his experiences as President Barack Obama's former personal aide, Reggie Love said in an on-campus lecture Monday that, when dealing with crisis, people must be empathetic, understand their opponents' points of view and allow them to express their feelings.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

21 hrs ago |

Foods not guaranteed to cure insomnia

Sleep. Oh, to sleep. A good night's sleep is often a struggle for more than half of American adults.


Related Topix: Melatonin

Yesterday | Daily Trojan

IR journal hosts spring release party

The Southern California International Review, USC's undergraduate journal of international studies, hosted its release party for its Spring 2014 issue at the University Club Monday night.


Related Topix: Tufts University, Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin Madison

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Courier News

Home News Tribune College Corner: After long winter, Penn's Mattis ready for breakout spring

Think you were going crazy stuck indoors all winter? Try throwing a rubber discus into a net over and over.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Deseret News

John Hoffmire: Why shouldn't employees own more of the companies they work for?

Dr. Steven Freeman of the University of Pennsylvania describes that granting ownership rights in corporations to employees has a profound effect on the employees commitment to the firms.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Personal Finance, Retirement

Omaha Performing Arts to Welcome John Legend, 5/6

Omaha Performing Arts presents John Legend at Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $51 and are available at , 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. The nine-time Grammy winner's intimate performance at the Holland Center ... (more)


Related Topix: R-N-B, John Legend, Hip-Hop, New York, World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West

Daily Pennsylvanian

Class of 2018

I opened my laptop to check my email. What I would find, amongst deals for stores like Express and Best Buy, was an email from Penn Admissions.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

PhysOrg Weblog

Team finds link between sleep and immune function in fruit flies

When we get sick it feels natural to try to hasten our recovery by getting some extra shuteye.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Jet-setting college swindler back in Philly jail

Jocelyn Kirsch, the jet-setting college swindler whose exploits as a high-flying identity thief earned her tabloid prominence seven years ago, returned to federal custody in Philadelphia - this time on a probation violation charge that could send her back to prison.


Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA, Drexel University

The White House

Join Us to Celebrate Three Years of #JoiningForces

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden participate in a Joining Forces nurses event in the Irvine Auditorium at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., April 11, 2012.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Philadelphia, PA

My Verona NJ

VHS 2014 Headed To Top U.S. Colleges

On March 27, many of Verona High School's top students weren't in VHS. They were in a bus in Boston, where the high school's music program had gone for its spring trip.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Pennsylvania, Boston College, George Washington University, UC Santa Barbara


Timetable accelerated in Pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban case

Lawyers challenging Pennsylvania's ban on marriage for same-sex couples filed a motion today asking a federal judge to decide the case on the briefs alone rather than waiting for a previously scheduled June trial.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Activism, Palm, PA, Gay/Lesbian, ACLU