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  • Marxist professors or sensitive students?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff weigh allegations of widespread political bias at American colleges. Later in the week, they'll debate ideological diversity in curricula, lifetime tenure for professors and more. Faculty bias, by the numbers By Michael...
  • Jerry Sacharski dies at 93; he pioneered T-ball as an organized youth sport

    Jerry Sacharski, a recreation league director who pioneered T-ball as an organized youth sport in the 1950s because he couldn't bear to turn away young children who clamored to play baseball, has died. He was 93. Sacharski, who was a retired high...
  • PASSINGS

    PASSINGS
    The Rev. Robert J. Cornell Priest served in Congress The Rev. Robert J. Cornell, 89, a Wisconsin Democrat who was one of only two Roman Catholic priests to serve as voting members of Congress, died Sunday at St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, Wis. A...
  • PASSINGS: Jerald terHorst

    PASSINGS: Jerald terHorst
    Jerald terHorst He quit post over pardon of Nixon Jerald terHorst, 87, a press secretary to President Ford who resigned over the pardon of Nixon, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at a retirement community in Asheville, N.C. A longtime Detroit...
  • Stephen E. Toulmin dies at 87; USC philosopher developed a model for building an effective argument

    Stephen E. Toulmin dies at 87; USC philosopher developed a model for building an effective argument
    Stephen E. Toulmin, a British-born philosopher and retired USC professor who created a model for evaluating the practical arguments that arise from daily life during a six-decade career that brought him prominence in several fields, has died. He was 87....
  • Leigh Gilmore dies at 50; advocate for the disabled

    Leigh Gilmore dies at 50; advocate for the disabled
    Leigh Gilmore, whose dramatic escape from a New York hotel during the 9/11 attacks was told in a September television documentary, leading to a poignant reunion with her rescuers, died Dec. 19 at a Chicago hospital of complications from multiple...
  • Monster Mash: Broad museum breaks ground; De Niro saves dad's art; $5-million reward in super-heist

     
    --School spirit: Michigan State University has broken ground on the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, a bold $45-million structure designed by Baghdad-born architect Zaha Hadid and financed by donations including $28 million from L.A. philanthropists...
  • Monster Mash: NEA's new grant money; Broads donate $2 million more to MSU museum; arts attendance falls

     
    -- New money: The National Endowment for the Arts said it would grant cities as much as $250,000 apiece for urban design projects that promote the arts. (Bloomberg) -- If you build it: Eli and Edythe Broad donate an additional......
  • Monster Mash: Broad's Michigan museum plans; Fresno museum on death watch; Hirshhorn's balloon

     
    -- Inching forward: Michigan State University has set a March start date for the construction Eli Broad's long-planned art museum. (The Chicago Tribune) -- End is near: The Fresno Metropolitan Museum appears to be on verge of shutting down as......
  • Monster Mash: Gustavo Dudamel thrills Hollywood Bowl; Tony Roberts falls ill; Annie Leibovitz's prize

     
    -- Big welcome: Gustavo Dudamel made his debut Saturday as the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new music director to a packed Hollywood Bowl crowd. -- Brain trust: LACMA's Michael Govan has joined an advisory panel for the long-planned Eli and Edythe......
  • Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries

    Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries
    Barack Obama piled up three more commanding wins Tuesday -- in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia -- establishing the onetime underdog as the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race against Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obama stacked...