All-female college now taking transgenders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women. The new policy, which takes effect for more…

Professor: 'White privilege' led to Baltimore

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1973605" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A professor has faulted "white privilege" for the unrest in Baltimore.[/caption] A black professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University took to the opinion pages more…

Ridiculing Founding Fathers 'is national suicide'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1967085" align="aligncenter" width="600"] William McGuffey[/caption] Selling a million copies a year for over 100 years, McGuffey's Readers were the mainstay of public education in America. Generations of more…

Student loan facts they wish they had known

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The problem with a lot of the advice that teenagers and their families get about higher education debt is that it’s totally, utterly bloodless. The more…

DNA editing takes serious step forward

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — It's a scenario that has haunted biologists since the dawn of the DNA age: the evil scientist custom-crafting a human being with test tubes and Petri more…

A man appreciated for 'goodness, purity of soul'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1966765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James McHenry[/caption] The Star-Spangled Banner was written while the British bombed Fort McHenry, named after Secretary of War James McHenry. Dr. James McHenry served more…