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Shared Resources and Expectations

Joel Tauber | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Joel Tauber

I grew up in an Orthodox Jewish community in Boston that felt both nurturing and stifling. If anyone in the community struggled financially, they knew that tzedeka (or charity) would be raised to sustain them

Dear Pope Francis, Please Help Chicago!

Roger Wright | Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion
Roger Wright

First, let me, if only by the printed word, welcome you to Chicago. We can be, at our best, like Abraham's tent. All four sides with the walls rolled ...

Ten Reasons to Love Pennsylvania

Judith Fein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

"You're going to Pennsylvania?" our friends asked. "You're usually flying off to some destination we've never heard of, but the state named after William Penn? Why Pennsylvania?"

Eighty Students Needed to Cover College Football Losses

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

It is taking the tuition of eighty kids to field a football team that loses money. Maybe some people need to look into a good business school. Wait, tuition is $92,000? Maybe not.

March (of the Indentured) Madness

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Got your pool filled out? Great. I am sure you nailed every one of those picks. (I am so ticked at Obama for knocking out Temple in the first round -- I may join a Tea Party.)