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Commentary: The characteristics of the Haitian people
By Jean H Charles The Republic of Haiti might have taken birth on January 1, 1804, but the ethos of the Haitian people has been distilled through and processed throughout the 300 years of the colonial period.
Fri May 24, 2013
Failure to communicate
First, many seem to have received little writing instruction in high school. I initially noticed this as an undergraduate English major at Yale, where I helped peers revise their papers.
Tim Jordan has been named vice chancellor, CFO at Antioch University
Tim Jordan has been named vice chancellor and chief financial officer at Antioch University .
Re-Envisioning the Homeless
On a warm Friday evening, Eugeniusz L., a grizzled Pole with burgundy skin, stood up at a dinner table lined with guests.
10 fastest growing cities
New residents are flocking to these 10 cities, which added the largest number of residents between July 2011 and July 2012, according to Census Bureau.
Temple Israel Reform Congregation of Staten Island presents new confirmands
While confirmands often are children, adults Pamela J. Carlton, Rhonda Trontz-Allen, Deanna Feder, Bryn Biren, and Blanche Ricci dedicated themselves to a special women's project and two years of study leading to their confirmation earlier this month.
Thu May 23, 2013
Teatro Paraguas' SWRTP to Launch 2013 Tour with Deadwood Duet...
Teatro Paraguas' Southwest Rural Theatre Project launches its 2013 tour with two world premieres at Santa Fe's Teatro Paraguas: Deadwood Duet and Love's Lonely Highway.
The CJM presents 'Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg'
On March 25, in 1957, Allen Ginsberg helped make literary history, when 520 copies of his poem "Howl" were seized by U.S. Customs agents on charges of obscenity.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Proprietary House Open For Tours
The Proprietary House, former residence of New Jersey's Royal Governor William Franklin, has a new onsite coordinator and is open for tours.
The Riverdale Press
Don't irk this man, he may write another book
"My stories are ... muscular, vulgar and gross," the husky 62-year-old said cheerfully over a Liebman's hot dog with sauerkraut two weeks ago.
Past Presidents of the United Way Executive Association attend the group's annual meeting at POSH.
Ryan Ferrier: Everything Comes Down to Customer Feedback
Launching an imperfect product is an entrepreneur's worst nightmare. But by taking the time to perfect it prior to launch, entrepreneurs might be missing out on valuable feedback from customers, says Ryan Ferrier, co-founder of the program 60 Day MBA.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Acme Corporation Stages If You Can Get to Buffalo, Now thru 5/25
The Acme Corporation, Baltimore's newest Station North-based theatre ensemble, will present Trish Harnetiaux's new play, IF YOU CAN GET TO BUFFALO, an exploration of 'A Rape in Cyberspace' by Julian Dibbell, directed by Eric Nightengale at The Great Hall at St.
The New York Observer
Queens Councilman Tells Anthony Weiner to Drop Out
Indeed, Mr. Gennaro released a lengthy, 824-word statement slamming Mr. Weiner. In paragraph after paragraph, Mr.
New York Post
CUNY salutes ROTC return
After a nearly four-decade absence, the same army officer training program that launched the legendary career of Gen.
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
Officer who shot NY student faced harrowing choice
The police officer who accidentally killed a Long Island college student along with an armed intruder faced perhaps the most harrowing decision in law enforcement: choosing the split-second moment when the risk is so high that you must pull the trigger.
Live Design Online
2013 Meyer Sound Scholarship Winners Announced
Meyer Sound and Live Design are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 John and Helen Meyer Scholarship to the Live Design Broadway Sound Master Classes .
Inter Press Service
Stressed Ecosystems Leaving Humanity High and Dry
Far too few understand the role of trees, plants and other living things in ensuring we have clean, fresh water.
Tue May 21, 2013
Inter Press Service
Q&A: Guantanamo 'Has No Right to Exist'
Robert Stefanicki interviews RAMZI KASSEM, associate professor of law at the City University of New York and a lawyer who defends prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
Science, Industry and Business
Graphene Study Confirms 40-Year-Old Physics Prediction
By James Hedberg for Columbia University. Artistic image illustration of butterfly departing from graphene moire pattern formed on the top of atomically thin boron nitride substrate.