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Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 11.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Bootcamp Barry's Not So Scary

Michelle Blair Wilker | Posted 11.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Michelle Blair Wilker

How does a skinny kid from the Bronx with a passion for horror flicks and Broadway become the godfather of an international bootcamp chain? Barry Jay Stich didn't set out to become the namesake of an ever-growing workout empire, it just kind of happened.

Good Stock Farm: A Great New Cooking School

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Here's why my husband and I raced up to Good Stock Farm two weeks ago. Michael, who was the founding editor of Nation's Restaurant News, had decades earlier met Sandy D'Amato, a multi-starred chef from Milwaukee.

5 Ways to Get More Out Of Your Classes This Fall

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.22.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The classroom is where you'll learn all of the information that you apply to your internships and your professors are great professional contacts for you and can be sources of recommendations in the future.

Dear Denver, I Am Looking to Start a New Hobby This Year... What Are My Options?

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 05.10.2014 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

Whether you're into media production, screen printing, a foreign language, improv, crafting, cooking -- or more specifically, knife skills -- Denver has got the goods to help you continue evolving and meet some new peeps.

5 Cooking Classes That Will Change Your Life

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.23.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

40 hands-on food classes for the home cook.

A Letter to College Freshmen: Be Explorers

Ernestine Fu | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Ernestine Fu

A college education is not a guarantee, of course, of finding your identity or the ability to express it. But it can help you immeasurably in determining your commitments and how best to channel your talents and energies to produce maximum benefits to others and satisfaction to yourself.

Fourteen Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.04.2013 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

After receiving a nice response to my Huffington 2012 blog, "Ten Suggestions for Incoming Freshmen," and listening to some readers, I have done some f...

Yoga and Filmmaking Combine to Change the Lives of Women in India

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact
Kino MacGregor

In LA, many people work in the media industry and do yoga, but few connect the two passions. Kayoko Mitsumatsu, founder of Yoga Gives Back, married her two interests in film and yoga with a powerful vision to empower the women of India through micro-loan and education financing.

Kitchen Intuition: A Day at the San Francisco Cooking School

Olivia Ware | Posted 05.06.2013 | San Francisco
Olivia Ware

Alice's hands are dirty, and she loves it. She's spent the last 15 minutes rolling rich, luscious chocolate truffles. The secret ingredient is homemade caramel, one of the many things she's learned to cook at the new San Francisco Cooking School.

The Best First Day of School Ever!

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.12.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

We would much rather still be reading on the beach, reading at the library, reading in bed after waking up late... but summer always has to end, what can you do about it?

Does Class Size Really Matter?

Salon | Peg Tyre | Posted 10.07.2011 | Education

This article was adapted from the new book "The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve," available Aug. 16 from Henr...

Learn How To Punch Someone In Face At Gleason's

| Brooke Porter | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York

Nothing makes a girl feel as powerful as the moment she puts on a pair of boxing gloves for the first time. And why sit on a spin bike or climb the St...

Dancing? Beekeeping? Tell Us About Your Favorite Classes In The City

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is a city full of experts. Many of these experts teach classes, from the useful to the arcane, all trades and skills are represented in New Y...

Revenge Of The Nerds: Fake School Snow Day Announced Via Twitter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A jokester or high school student wanting to get a snow day started a fake Twitter account that purported to be the official Rogers Schools account an...

Rich and Poor

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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U.S. Colleges' 5 Best Eco-Professors and Green Classes

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Avital Andrews

Recently, we scouted university catalogs nationwide to patch together a dream team of all-star teachers and sure-hit courses. Here are the academic picks for which we'd shell out private-school tuition:

High School Dismisses Class to Watch Inauguration

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Natasha Chen

At San Mateo High School, even teachers who had intended on continuing with their lesson plans during the inauguration gave in to their pleading students who wanted to watch this historic moment.

Martin Luther King, Jr.- Cleansing the Fabric of Our Nation

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

Today more than ever, Dr. King now seems with us. His premonition of not reaching the Promised Land at this moment seems false, because Barack Obama is standing on King's shoulders.

Some Main Themes for the Beginning of this New Year are Uncertainty and Stuck-ness

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

If you're feeling stuck right now, I suggest trying many different things to see what works. My favorite -- laughing. A lot. All the time If it doesn't work to get you moving, at least you're having fun.

Libraries Stand Ready to Help in Tough Economic Times

Jim Rettig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Rettig

Libraries exist as centers of culture, community and learning. For many Americans, the public library is the only option they have for financial advice and information to secure their families' futures.