| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A test shown to Arundel High School students as part of a lesson about differences in racial perception raised objections from parents and prompted apologies from the Anne Arundel County school system, officials acknowledged Thursday.
According to an...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The tragedy of the terrorism at a Birmingham Baptist Church 50 years ago inspired a Winter Springs dance instructor to create a dance work set to Joan Baez's tribute song, "Birmingham Sunday."
In turn, four of Gaymarie Tomlinson's students performed the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:23 PM
No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown.
In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Back this month in a meticulous digital restoration, on a screen large enough to handle its variously color-tinted insanities, the silent landmark "Intolerance" is everything a movie can be. It's grand, grandiose, ambitious to the point of absurdity,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Years ago, there was a television commercial about spaghetti sauce. In it, three children answer a question: "Who makes the best spaghetti?"
"My mom," says the first. "Spaghetti with meat sauce!"
"My mom," says the next. "Spaghetti with clam sauce!"...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
This article was excerpted and adapted from Chris Jones' new book. "Bigger, Brighter, Louder: 150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by Chicago Tribune Critics" (University of Chicago Press, 2013) is a collection of reviews of theater productions from "Rip...
| Sep 29, 2013
What if we had a mass shooting and nobody noticed?
That gloomy thought came to mind as I listened to the unsettling sound of silence that followed the recent Navy Yard attack that left 12 people dead, plus the shooter, in the nation's capital.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
My column today is about mental health professionals and others who are offended by the marketing approach -- state hospital escapees torturing people -- of one of the local haunted houses. You can read it here. I ended up taking......
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Alan Grayson spin machine had been running full speed.
The storyline — promoted by Grayson's handlers and the media — was that Central Florida's firebrand liberal congressman was no longer a bomb-thrower.
No more calling female...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:36 PM
When Jacksonville residents pushed to change the name of Nathan B. Forrest High school, their effort quickly attracted national attention — and provided a short history lesson on the Confederate cavalry commander and early member of the Ku Klux...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:50 PM
I am writing in regards to the recent article published in The Aegis about the Civil War and my complete distaste for it. While I enjoy reading stories and articles about history, your article seemed to revere the Confederate soldiers. It is...