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New college grad aims at career in public health field

New college grad aims at career in public health field

A trip to Nicaragua solidified Hannah Shields’ desire to work in the public health field.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Enduring lessons from fateful D-Day

GUEST COMMENTARY: Enduring lessons from fateful D-Day

From ancient times, amphibious military invasions are rightly regarded as particularly difficult. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the greatest such operation, the Allies’ invasion of France in World War II, on June 6, 1944 — D-Day.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Financial scandals aid and abet continuing turmoil

GUEST COMMENTARY: Financial scandals aid and abet continuing turmoil

“Greed … is good,” declared corrupt out of control investment banker Gordon Gekko in the hit film “Wall Street.” However, The Bible, Shakespeare and other influential sources argue to the contrary.

July 28, 2012 12:00 am
AL HAMNIK: Former AFL player Matt Denny kicking around his options

AL HAMNIK: Former AFL player Matt Denny kicking around his options

There was no mention in the Associated Press list of daily sports transactions.

June 18, 2012 4:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

The election defeat of the effort to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is significant for national politics, in particular the Midwest. Democratic nominee Tom Barrett, Milwaukee's mayor, faced Walker in a replay of their 2010 election contest.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: NATO summit highlights policy, political complexities

GUEST COMMENTARY: NATO summit highlights policy, political complexities

“The military-industrial complex,” was the theme of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s farewell address as he completed two terms in the White House, sustaining remarkably strong public support throughout that tenure. At the time, the speech was largely ignored by reporters and professors, who generally…

May 18, 2012 12:00 am
Marian wrestler Jackson signs with Indiana University

Marian wrestler Jackson signs with Indiana University

Marian Catholic wrestler Nate Jackson could not pass up the opportunity to wrestle in the Big Ten.

April 19, 2012 9:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Defend freedom of expression, including bigotry

GUEST COMMENTARY: Defend freedom of expression, including bigotry

The U.S. Supreme Court made news, though not history, on March 2. In an 8-1 decision, the court determined a renegade Baptist "church" can picket military funerals, despite the added suffering imposed on bereaved parents and other mourners.

May 18, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: China's Hu is first in D.C., for good reasons

GUEST COMMENTARY: China's Hu is first in D.C., for good reasons

President Hu Jintao, of China, has been rightly feted in the United States as the leader of a nation of rapidly expanding power and influence. Beijing and Washington now have great global reach. Washington and Chicago have rolled out particularly wide and rich red carpets for our guests.

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
Arthur I. Cyr

Arthur I. Cyr

Arthur I. Cyr is Clausen Distinguished Professor at Carthage College and author of "After the Cold War."

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
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