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Sarah O'Leary | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Sarah O'Leary

Imagine if we could look at all of the citizens of the planet with kind-ness. If we looked at how alike we are, rather than how different.

Apparently Idiots Can Be Level-headed, Too

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 01.07.2012 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I am so grateful for the people in my life who need me to be there for them and at the same time remind me that I am not in this chaotic world left to fend for myself.

Eat What You Want, Pay What You Can

Anna Brones | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

When you go to a museum and there's a donation box, but no set entrance fee, how much do you put in? Enter, pay-what-you-can restaurants: order a meal and then decide how much you think it's worth, or give what you can afford.

No Profits Without Nonprofits

Robert Egger | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC
Robert Egger

America needs leaders who don't clutch to the antiquated notion that businesses drive the economy while charities do good deeds.

Coming Together: Time to 'Occupy Our We' Feeling

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

We have a responsibility to work toward revitalizing our connection with our "selves" as well as our communities -- to regenerate our relationship with the world we live in.

Remembering Adrienne Shelly

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

On this day we celebrate Adrienne's life, her accomplishments and the legacy she's left behind. It is in her honor that I started the Adrienne Shelly Foundation with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.

Reality Check Your Own Privilege

Bianca James | Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago
Bianca James

Extreme political correctness can feel like moral panic. We rally against policy brutality and totalitarian brainwashing, then find ways to perpetuate it in our own communities.

Community Season 3, Ep. 5: Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps

Cindy Mosqueda | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices
Cindy Mosqueda

The Greenville gang gets together for a Halloween party. But is there a psychopathic killer in their midst?

Fostering Collaboration between Schools and Urban Communities

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

The renewal of urban schools and communities are linked, as it is difficult for communities to improve without a decent education system, but it is also difficult for schools to improve without support from an energized, active community.

Amy Lee

'Community,' The Halloween Episode | Amy Lee | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

"Community" Halloween episodes may be the best thing about the holiday. While it seems impossible that the show could top last year's zombie episode, ...

Community vs. The New Girl and Other Dream TV Crossovers

Kris LoPresto | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment
Kris LoPresto

2011-10-26-Screenshot20111026at3.29.15PM.jpgA featured extra is fun gag and all, but why not go full tilt and crossover the casts of your favorite shows for a one of a kind ratings grab?

Update: The Farm After Three Years

Mark Horvath | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Thanks to the generous heart of Mike Rusch I was able this year to attended The Farm's Fall Harvest Party. It's actually hard to imagine me even being on a farm in Arkansas, much less having played a part of any farm's creation.

Your Most Memorable Book Quotes

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 12.21.2011 | Books

Books stick with you. Everyone has that one favorite author or character that sits in their head, and appears at the most unlikely of occasions. B...

Credo: Community Without Conformity

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth Cunningham

I still believe in the communion of potluck meals... in the importance of a community's witness and support when you celebrate or mourn. But I question whether we must have uniformity of belief in order to minister to each other.

Community: Advanced Chaos Theory

Monica Potts | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices
Monica Potts

This episode of Community, the fourth of the season, finally does what the show has had the most success at: making fun of beloved television and movie genres.

Your Favorite School Books

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 12.17.2011 | Books

Thinking about the bookshelves back at school brings up so many memories. The first time you stood by yourself at the library desk and handed over...

Forget Cancer: I Am a Chemotherapy Survivor

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Lots of well-meaning friends suggested that instead of chemotherapy, I try alternative remedies and cures. As a 35-year-old mother of two small children, choosing a less effective and unproven method of fighting cancer was not an option for me.

Path: A Cozy Virtual Hangout

Pamela Poole | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty
Pamela Poole

You know how when you plan a dinner party you put as much thought into the guest list as you do the menu? You think about who knows whom, who's in nee...

Amy Lee

'Community', Episode 4 | Amy Lee | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

This week's episode "Remedial Chaos Theory" showed us what would happen to the "Community" gang in six different scenarios depending on who leaves the...

Come Participate in Mr. Brainwash's 'Art Show 2011'

Gregory Linton | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton


PHOTOS: Look Inside Abed & Troy's Dorm Room

AOL TV | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

Titled 'Remedial Chaos Theory,' the entire episode takes place at Troy and Abed's new apartment, where a little housewarming party is in full swing. A...

Building Community, Building Peace

Robert Koehler | Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

Two years ago, Chicago's Fenger High School had its 15 minutes of horrific fame when the beating death of an honor student named Derrion Albert -- caught suddenly in a surge of gang violence -- was recorded on a cell camera.

For Colleges, Location Matters

Jeff Selingo | Posted 12.12.2011 | College
Jeff Selingo

I'm not sure when a club of some 60 elite universities got the authority to set the research agenda for the country or for individual universities.

Innovation, Steve Jobs and our Public Sector

Jennifer Anastasoff | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Anastasoff

We can expect our leaders to innovate, to try new approaches and to learn from failure. We can support those that creatively consider how to bring in the people and the resources needed to solve local problems.

'Community' Star's Very Scary Wild Run-In

Posted 12.08.2011 | Entertainment

Here's a secret: you can watch network television and actually laugh. As cable networks push the boundaries on the type of humor permitted on televis...