Colleges routinely get away with marketing claims that would make most other industries ripe targets for federal investigators and/or congressional inquisitors.
Monthly Archives For May 2009
Recently, newsrooms were abuzz with news of North Korea’s underground detonation of a nuclear bomb.
Next to the peerless Tom Wolfe,
perhaps the most brilliantly gifted living American writer is Garry Wills.
The president’s celebrated appearance at Notre Dame marked the university’s most advanced occasion of giving a platform to a high-profile pro-choice speaker but practicing Catholics are starting to notice.
Schools, parks and courthouses aren’t the only places hit by separation of church and state lawsuits. Several veterans groups recently argued that a case coming before the Supreme Court this fall could help determine the fate of veterans’ memorials around the country.
On May 20, 2009, the world joined Cubans in marking the second anniversary of Cuba’s Solidarity Day. However, even as the world observed this day, the situation remains bleak for many Cubans.
May 22, 2009—On Monday, we will mark the 141st anniversary of the first official observation of the holiday we now call Memorial Day, as established by General John A. Logan’s “General Order No. 11” of the Grand Army of the Republic dated May 5, 1868.
Until about 40 years ago, Memorial Day was observed—not celebrated—on May 30 every year.
The chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), Congressman Pete Sessions (R-Texas), has called for Republicans to embrace new campaign tactics if they hope to win the 2010 Congressional elections.
Senioritis is that time-honored “disease” that affects graduating seniors during the last half of their senior year, but this year it might just be in remission.