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Lifelong Bucks fan pens bittersweet goodbye to the Bradley Center

By 1994 we had won the draft rights to select the Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson out of Purdue University, which signaled an exciting ... Jane Bradley Pettit's gift of the Bradley Center stands as a definin... read more

Mystery of the disappearing bees: Solved!

Purdue University entomologists observed bees at infected hives exhibiting tremors, uncoordinated movement and convulsions, all signs of acute insecticide poisoning. And yet another study conducted by ... read more

Are Texas's social studies standards really so bad?

With the official adoption of new social studies standards last month ... They insist on remaking history their way, victim by victim. When they don’t get their way, to create shock, they often exagge... read more

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A (very) smart kid and a solid theory

I’ve been getting lots of emails and tweets about a young man named Jacob Barnett, a 12-year-old who is apparently a math genius. He’s been getting a lot of press lately because he’s tackling some pre... read more


Your Right to Free Speech, Like My Right to Self-Defense, Isn’t Open to Debate

Of course, they're exercising their free speech rights in the process, and that's as it should be (although at least some of the kids have been conscripted into ... But these are the principles that g... read more

CHICAGO DEFENDER & WOMEN of EXCELLENCE 2014

Keeana remains active in the community with her role as board member for LBD Enterprise, a South Suburban food pantry, Northwestern University ... create in a woman's life. She is a published author o... read more

Pain of 'Trail of Tears' shared by Blacks as well as Native Americans

Editor's Note: Tiya Miles is chairwoman of the Department of Afro-American and African Studies, and professor of history and Native American studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of ... read more

Study blasts popular teacher evaluation method

They do not include other factors that affect students, and can skew results by giving better scores to teachers who “teach to the test” and ... reducing the attention to science, history, the arts, c... read more

CNR Student Named Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

Embarking on a fundraising mission through Model United Nations to help Ghanaian women who cannot afford surgical costs, Akosuah volunteered during breaks in her junior year at the Korle Bu Teaching . ... read more

Milwaukee Talks: Vince Condella

This installment of Milwaukee Talks introduces OnMilwaukee.com's newest columnist, Vince Condella. He's a Harley ... Vince set his sights on teaching and research in college. He went to Purdue Univers... read more

Most Anticipated: The Great 2018 Book Preview

With its striking title about the sacrifice (the “burying”) of those who are left behind, the novel succeeds in drawing a very striking portrait of this turbulent period of Chinese history. (Chigozie) ... read more

Who are you? The 2012 edition.

These questions are a rough guide. I’m working on the basis that what you have to say will be far more interesting than what I think you might say. Say as little or as much as you like, but do say som... read more



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