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The Varsity BlogNorthampton High School graduate Tyler Bauer is headed to Wisconsin-La Crosse this weekend for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. The Muhlenberg College sophomore is seeded 10th of 20 competitors in the javelin competition, which is...
Psychiatrist Daniel Offer ignored conventional wisdom and prevailing theories in conducting research that provided new insights into adolescent development and how adults remember the past. "He always said, 'You've got to get the data,'" said his wife,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersAfter 25 years of what health officials call an obesity epidemic, American adults finally may be getting a handle on the battle of the bulge, according to federal data released Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 34.3% of...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA Lynchburg pageant winner is using her crown to share a message about depression. Addison Walker is Miss Hill City 2013. She's visiting schools, like Linkhorne Middle in Lynchburg, to talk about mental health issues. Walker, who's now a student at...
The University of Virginia's capital campaign has exceeded its $3 billion goal. The university says in a news release that it received donations from more than 220,000 individuals and corporations. More than 220,000 individuals and corporations...
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"What's the second paragraph?" That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words. So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
Charles Steger was not the most visible or vocal proponent of Virginia Tech athletics. But as Hokie Nation reflects on his retirement after nearly 14 years as university president, there’s no questioning his advocacy or appreciation for major...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - He may have been the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago. He may have written a book extolling constitutional values in a democracy. And he may have...
The TV career of Edgar Allan Jones Jr. began with a phone call in early 1958 from a producer who needed to cast someone knowledgeable about the law. Although Jones taught law full time at UCLA, he was nervous at the prospect of auditioning: His only...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking. Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies? With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
The Chronicle of Higher Education tells us the median salary of public university presidents rose 4.7 percent in 2011-12 to more than $440,000 a year. This increase vastly outpaced the rate of inflation, as well as the earnings of the typical worker in...
Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
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