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  • A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith

    A renegade and a feminist, Sister Judy is still keeping the faith
    Sister Judy Vaughan skipped the 1989 celebration of her 25th anniversary as a Catholic nun; the male-celebrated liturgy offended her emerging feminism. She spent the evening instead in El Salvador, challenging right-wing forces that had declared war on supporters of "liberation theology."
  • The full brood is back -- and the pecking order's clear

    We're at that important juncture on a Sunday morning, where if we can get our dog, Cujo, to close his red-rimmed eyes, we might sneak in an extra hour of sleep. I just want to roll over and not have to think about how to pay for Christmas. Fat chance....

    How 'bout that Midwestern spirit?

    How 'bout that Midwestern spirit?
    Our tour of Midwestern universities gets off to an excellent start when -- I think it was at Purdue -- the little girl inquires as to whether they have "you know, a high-end spa here?" Then one night in Chicago, I have a cheeseburger so huge that I will...

    Frankly speaking on the college essay

    Frankly speaking on the college essay
    Subject: The most-ultimate college entrance essay ever Date: Jan. 22, 2009 Dear admissions office, I am applying for a position in your incoming class of 2009, eager to add to your fine university's long history of academic excellence. Congrats on...

    When the college admission essay becomes a family affair

    With tickets just impossible to get, I propose to the family that we hold our own inaugural ball. "You mean a dance?" Posh says. "I never said that." "What about dinner?" she asks. "Tonight?" I say. "I mean at the ball," she says. "We're having a...