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Why Study the Arts and the Humanities?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 12.07.2013 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

The entry into other worlds and minds does give us a larger context for thinking about how to live and how to confront and understand present personal and historic issues, even while also giving us pleasure for its own sake.

Occupy Wall Street: American as Apple Pie

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

In 1776, had the American revolutionaries tried the Barack Obama approach of "reaching out" in a spirit of "cooperation" with the Tories and the British Crown there never would have been a United States of America in the first place.

Census Bureau Uses Spanish-Language Soap Opera to Reach Hispanics

nytimes.com | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ms. Beltrán, a character in the popular Spanish-language soap opera "Más Sabe el Diablo," "The Devil Knows Best," represents only one element of the...