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What I Learned From The Greatest: Personal Reflections On Muhammad Ali

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

It was the mid-1970s and Muhammad Ali was my new hero. To me, a grade-schooler, he was larger than life and yet so down-to-earth. My parents were in his inner circle, which gave me magical memories and personal insights on greatness.

First Nighter: A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters," Walter Anderson's "Almost Home"

David Finkle | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Is Love Letters A. R Gurney's most lucrative play? No one seems to be quite sure, but it has to be up there among the prolific playwright's biggest m...

First Nighter: Beth Henley's 'The Jacksonian,' the Seth Rudetsky-Jack Plotnick 'Disaster!'

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The Jacksonian begins with Rosie, wrapped in a blanket, howling that a murder is going to take place. It's immediately followed by Bill, wearing a bloodstained white shirt, entering to scoop ice from a large container.

Is Ping the MySpace Music Slayer?

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Giegerich

At the core of the Apple fan boy or girl, is an ethos that Apple can and will continuously do it better than the next guy. In Ping's case, this assumption would be a mistake.

APRIL FOOLS, College Style: The Good, The Bad And The OUTRAGEOUS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colleges are bastions for practical jokers -- students and administrators alike -- and April 1 is the day for them to strut their stuff. Many college ...