What the Statue of Liberty really represents

by Bill Federer -- The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated Oct. 28, 1886. The 450,000-lb. statue, standing 305 feet above the pedestal base, was a gift from France. Earlier more…

1 in 4 U.S. teachers chronically absent

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) More than 1 in 4 of the nation’s full-time teachers are considered chronically absent from school, according to federal data, missing the equivalent of more than more…

Prof: Canoes reek of genocide, white privilege

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Heat Street) Forget Halloween costumes and yoga, there's a new symbol of cultural appropriation—the canoe. According to Misao Dean, Professor of English at the University of Victoria, the more…

School named for Munich-massacre mastermind

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Tower) The Palestinian Authority is naming a school after the mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported Tuesday. A school in the West more…

The man who spoke softly but carried a big stick

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2570715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Theodore Roosevelt[/caption] Theodore Roosevelt was born Oct. 27, 1858. His wife and mother died on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1884. He wrote in his more…

'All About Jesus' shirt sparks school uproar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) — A Dallas Fort-Worth high school that initially refused to print a religious logo on their sports jersey has changed its mind after receiving a letter more…