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1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham."


Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Louis C.K., Movies, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

6 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Hookah: An Adolescent Trend More Dangerous Than Smoking

The flavors can come in a wide array of options ranging from chocolate and coconut to watermelon and apple.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Social/Behavioral Intervention Ups Minority Study Enrollment

A social/behavioral intervention vastly increases the number of African-American and Latino individuals living with HIV/AIDS who enroll in HIV/AIDS medical studies , according to an article published online June 25 in AIDS and Behavior .


Related Topix: African-American

14 hrs ago |

'Orange is the New Black' gives Grand Rapids actress Aubrey Sinn time in spotlight

Aubrey Sinn's most high-profile acting job was one of her easiest to land. One day, she was auditioning for "Orange is the New Black," and the next day, she had the role.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Art Daily


Peter Fetterman Gallery presents two exhibitions of original photographs by American photographer Robert Stivers and 20th Century icon Ruth Bernhard.


Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Photography, Arts

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Uber board member: Yes, we are worth $17 billion

That was headline the last month on Nate Silver's fivethirtyeight for a piece of analysis written by New York University finance professor Aswath Damodaran.


USA Today

PBS series to debut on Oceania ship

PBS series to debut on Oceania ship The Italian Americans will have its world premiere onboard Oceania's Riviera.


Related Topix: Autos

Weekday Magazine

Podcast: Russia's Looming Ukraine Hangover

The nationalists are feeling betrayed and they're getting restless. The public is getting nervous about the costs of absorbing Crimea.



The Fabulous Life of E.J. Johnson

Photography by Dan Monick Grooming by Schuron Womack Dear Twitter, I am fierce royalty and you better recognize.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Gay/Lesbian

OP-ED | Charter Advocates Give New Meaning To 'Chutzpah'

The traditional definition of chutzpah is someone who kills his mother and father and then claims being an orphan as a mitigating circumstance.


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Cos Cob, CT, Opinion

Oakland Tribune

Margaret Lavin: Charter schools may come at great cost

In the Bay Area and across the country, charter schools, known for their aggressive marketing campaign and recruitment techniques, are speaking at churches, canvassing neighborhoods and convincing parents that they are offering not only an alternative to traditional public school but also the golden ticket to academic success.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Daily News

NYU offering summer STEM classes for city's kids

Aarti Patel, 11, Brianna Burtos, 12, and Desiree Castillo-Cruz, 12, are participating in STEM summer classes at NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering in downtown Brooklyn.


Myrtle Beach Online

Bono's daughter Eve Hewson simplifies billing

Just ask Eve Hewson, the 23-year-old daughter of U2 lead singer Bono. She simplified things during her school years instead of using her given name: Memphis Eve Sunny Day Hewson.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, U2, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Two Huntsville-connected college students chosen for national Trials program at NYU School of Law

Amiri Lampley and Jonte Hunter are two of 20 students selected for the Trials program at NYU.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Standardized Testing, Education, Spelman College, Oakwood University

Cape Gazette

John A. Nammack, the Jazz Man

John Austin Nammack, 86, of Lewes, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 6, 2014, surrounded by his beloved wife and children.


Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Georgetown University, US Military, US Air Force

Daily Record

Fifty colleges have tuition higher than $60k

Students at the private liberal arts college - which was founded in 1955 and focuses on math, engineering and the physical and biological sciences - pay $64,527 per year .



Paul Whitlatch to Join Hachette as Senior Editor

Paul Whitlatch is leaving Simon & Schuster's Scribner imprint to join the Hachette Books as Senior Editor later this month.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Doctor calling it a career after 38 years

Dr. Robert Kahn has a simple answer when he looks back at his nearly four decades practicing medicine in Gastonia.


Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, Medicine, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Cancer, Health

Bad Astronomy Blog

Climate Change and Democracy

Oreskes : Disruptive climate change threatens democracy-threatens democratic institutions-and personal freedom, because natural disasters require massive governmental responses, and invite the federal government to usurp local and individual authority.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Journalism

Sag-Aftra Ny conservatory voice-over teacher Cynthia de Ben

AFTRA NY's conservatory teacher Cynthia de Ben focuses on voice-overs. From the very start taking a class with her was enlightening.


Related Topix: Manhattan College, Marymount Manhattan College