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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Arts make a difference in educating youths

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Arts make a difference in educating youths

According to Stanford University and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, young people who participate in the arts are: 

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Mainland China, Taiwan greatly expand cooperation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Mainland China, Taiwan greatly expand cooperation

On Feb. 11, history was made as representatives of China and Taiwan agreed to exchange representative offices. Face-to-face negotiations are led by Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun of China, who heads that government’s Taiwan Affairs Office, and Taiwan Mainland Affairs Minister Wang Yu-chi…

February 22, 2014 12:00 am

Drew fills out Valparaiso coaching staff as Matt Lottich tabbed to replace Diebler

VALPARAISO | Bryce Drew rounded out the Valparaiso men's basketball coaching staff on Monday afternoon, announcing the hiring of former Stanford guard Matt Lottich.

August 19, 2013 6:15 pm
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Life in the Not-So-Fast Lane

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Life in the Not-So-Fast Lane

Most people marvel at how much our lives have changed. We have our own personal phone numbers (assigned to us by employers or phone services), that we respond to 24/7 by voice or in writing on tiny keyboards embedded in hand-held computers that are so miniscule and so frequently lost that mo…

June 26, 2013 4:56 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Taiwan’s positive economic role increases

GUEST COMMENTARY: Taiwan’s positive economic role increases

In pursuing current events as in playing cards, evaluating the wider atmosphere is as important as studying the specific hand one has been dealt.

April 19, 2013 10:54 am
Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities in recent years, but advocates say barriers can block one basic human right: To be a parent.

November 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: I am proof that public education is not a failure

YOUNG VOICES: I am proof that public education is not a failure

It seems that across the country, public schools are being attacked and teachers are being vilified. Politicians champion aggressive reform that essentially dismantles public education in order to replace it with a privatized education systems.

October 08, 2012 12:00 am
20 UNDER 40: Mitch Gaffigan

20 UNDER 40: Mitch Gaffigan

Mitch Gaffigan shuns the conventional pursuits and passions of the typical 20-year-old to focus on a series of never-ending goals.

September 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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ANDREA NEAL: ISTA is still crying wolf over education reforms

ANDREA NEAL: ISTA is still crying wolf over education reforms

In Chicago, teachers are poised to go on strike over a pay metric they think is unfair, longer school days they’d rather not work, and class sizes they consider unreasonable.

June 06, 2012 12:00 am
SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

SHAW THOUGHTS: The bucolic view of an Olmsted landscape

The house is utilitarian, not fancy. Concrete block and boxy, circa 1960, on a lovely plot of dune grass between the main road that winds through our Bridgman beach community and a deep, woodsy ravine.

March 17, 2012 12:00 am
Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

PALO ALTO, Calf. | In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history -- how they named their upstart computer company some 35 years ago.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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