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PATRICIA MCGUIRE is president of Trinity (Washington, D.C.) University.RIP IT UP and throw it away. That's the advice I'm giving my fellow college and university presidents this month as the "reputation survey" from U.S. News & World Report lands on our desks. I am one of 12 presidents who wrote a letter urging colleagues to...
Just a few miles from multimillion-dollar homes in this central Mexican resort town, the countryside yields to dirt-floor lean-tos made of sticks, rocks, cardboard, blankets or tarps. If residents are lucky, they have a panel of sheet metal as the roof....
Tags: Social Issues, Wages and Pensions, Education, Poverty, Texas
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersA neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
Tribune religion reporterWhen Rabbi Adam Chalom stands before the Sabbath flames and sings the Hebrew blessing to welcome Shabbat, there is no mention of God. Chalom believes there are no prophets. He preaches that only hard work yields miracles. And until science unlocks life's...
Tags: Christianity, Illinois, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Judaism
Susan Peterson, a ceramics artist, educator and writer who revealed the lives and techniques of Native American women potters of the Southwest to a broader American audience, has died. She was 83. Peterson died March 26 at her home in Scottsdale, Ariz.,...
Spin CycleGov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
July 1995 Maryland pension system decides to use more minority money managers. Fall 1996 Nathan A. Chapman Jr. buys Minority Equity Trust, a fund invested in by a collection of minority-owned firms. One MET client is state pension system. December 1996...
Tags: Contracts, Crimes, Wages and Pensions, Education, Politics
Sun StaffTo many in the financial world, it was big news when New York prosecutors indicted money manager Alan B. Bond in 1999 on charges of defrauding pension systems. But in Maryland, trustees of the state pension system reacted with a shrug. The pension...
Sun StaffBaltimore police aren't just looking to arrest criminals anymore, they're trying to get inside their heads. Officers are distributing cards designed to intimidate suspects arrested in East Baltimore, and the department is developing a video to counter...
Tribune national correspondentOn the eve of a complicated and somewhat lackluster mayoral primary, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Monday declined to put to rest rampant reports that he was considering ways to extend his time in office despite the city's term limit laws. Giuliani is barred...
Tribune staff reportersNew condominiums and townhouses rose along the edges of Chinatown during the 1990s, surrounding the pungent fish markets and pagoda-shaped restaurants that long made the South Side neighborhood seem like a living museum. Suburban professionals and...
Chicago Tribune staff reporterSketching a diagram on a scrap of notepad paper, Carol Moseley Braun makes her proposal for universal health coverage seem as clear as the view across Lake Michigan from the Chicago Athletic Club's eighth-floor dining room. On this crisp fall afternoon,...
Tags: Breast, U.S. Senate, Politics, George W. Bush, New Hampshire
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