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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has devoted decades to giving meaning to the Constitution's promise of equality for all before the law. Now, as the court heads into the final two weeks of this year's term, the justices may be about to close one...
In "The Son," Philipp Meyer's sprawling multigenerational saga about a powerful Texas family, the author harvests the state's sad, passionate, often violent history, from its origins as an embattled republic to its present-day condition as an arid...
ReutersJun 09 (TheWrap.com) - Students from Occidental College, the University of Southern California, the Ringling College of Art and Design and the University of Texas at Austin won the top awards at the 40th Student Academy Awards on Saturday night, taking...
Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
Tags: Music, Scotland, Culture, Arts and Culture, Columbus Park
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...
Mary Ann Cross was entering freshman year at her Austin neighborhood high school when she had her first child. She was 16 when she had her second child. Now 18, she gave birth to her third two months ago. When people ask her why she's had so many...
Special to this NewspaperBack in the fall of 2001, Melissa Lerno started school at Southwest High. Over the next four years she would go on to become one of the school’s greatest athletes and made a name for herself as one of the most dominant pitchers in the Imperial...
Tags: College Sports, Baseball, Softball, Sports
WACO, Texas — On a recent afternoon, as McLennan County Republicans polished off their barbecue, the head of the local GOP worked his way through the group's luncheon agenda. A plaque was presented. A local judge spotlighted. The fertilizer plant...
Irma Garcia pulled back her sweater to show me where the bullet entered her shoulder and spun her around. It then torpedoed through her body and exited near the middle of her back. "I still have problems with it," she said, standing to show me how the...
With no obvious inside candidate to be the next president of the University of California system, experts predict a wide search that will concentrate on similar university systems elsewhere but could also stretch beyond academia. Whoever replaces Mark...
Google Fiber, the ultra-fast broadband Internet service developed by the search-engine company, will be expanding to Austin, Texas, in 2014. In a widely expected move, Austin city officials and Google on Tuesday morning announced the expansion of Fiber....
After deciding to pursue the execution of the man charged with fatally shooting 12 people in a Colorado movie theater last summer, the prosecutor declared that "for James Egan Holmes, justice is death." By that definition, he might have added, justice...
Tags: Politics, Shootings, Trials, Lawyers, Colleges and Universities
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