To watch a snippet of The Lone Ranger is to empathise with the stoic looks of concern its star, Johnny Depp, deadpans throughout the action film. A white man playing Tonto, one of the most famous American Indian stereotypes of all time, might work.
The White House says Austan Goolsbee, a longtime adviser to President Barack Obama, will resign his post as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers this summer to return to teaching at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Goolsbee has been the face of the White House on economic news, and is a regular every first Friday of the month explaining the administration’s take on the latest jobless numbers
A former animal research technician was sentenced Friday to 44 years in prison for killing a Yale University graduate student days before her wedding in 2009 after anguished relatives described how plans to celebrate her marriage suddenly turned to unimaginable grief as they returned home with her in a coffin.
Men who cheat on their spouses have always enjoyed an expedient explanation: Evolution made me do it.
Every year around this time, millions of American kids graduate from high school, throw massive parties and get drunk. Police end up arresting a lot of these kids, causing them legal trouble for months or even years
Professor Michael Wesch should be flattered. A cultural anthropologist at Kansas State University, over the past few years he’s received a hundred-plus requests from people around the world eager to enroll in the school’s graduate program for “digital ethnography,” a subject that he’s known for.
Like a lot of people, Anna Owens began using MySpace more than four years ago to keep in touch with friends who weren’t in college.
He is neither old nor a priest nor particularly attached to time-honored traditions. At 35, John Eriksen, one of the nation’s youngest Catholic-school superintendents, offers a ruthless assessment of parochial education
He is neither old, nor a priest, nor particularly attached to time-honored traditions. At 35, John Eriksen, one of the nation’s youngest Catholic school superintendents, offers a ruthless assessment of parochial education.
Mourners gathered Saturday in a California church to remember slain Yale graduate student Annie Le, 24, whose body was found on the day she was to be married. “You were born in my loving embrace,” said Le’s mother, Vivian Van Le, reading a poem she’d written in Vietnamese to those gathered for the funeral at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Dorado Hills, California.