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Study: Sororities Have Negative Impact On Body Image

The Daily Collegian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The study, "Here's looking at you: self-objectification, body image disturbance, and sorority rush," was published in the Feb. 2010 issue of the resea...

Huge Waves Kills 2 On Mediterranean Cruise Ship

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BARCELONA, Spain — A 26-foot wave smashed into a cruise ship carrying nearly 2,000 people in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, smashing glass wind...

Discovering Greece: Thessaloniki is Cooler Than You

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

Thessaloniki is far from the classic tourist fantasy of Greece: there are no nearby islands, and Delphi and Athens are far away. But it is the country's cultural capital and the epitome of cool.

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Susan Corso

While Committed is no Eat, Pray, Love, it's delightful in its own way.

Astoria Characters: The Madcap Moviemaker

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When the DVD starts, so does the laughter. Anastasios Makedon must have watched his first film a million times. But every time he sees it again, it cracks him up.

Agapi Invokes The Goddesses

Priyanka Boghani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Priyanka Boghani

A veritable pantheon of Greek goddesses descended upon the Urban Zen Foundation on Monday as Agapi Stassinopoulos enveloped her female audience in the warmth of passion and myth.

Astoria Characters: The No-Go Gal

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria, Queens: for 40 years, this has been Josephine Todaro's stomping ground. "Everyone I know who has left Astoria always comes back," she says.

God Tells Me Things

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I guess if I had to sum up all that God has taught me in three points, it would be 1. Keep it real, and 2. People are jerks, so always fake them out.

Following Unconventional Wisdom Toward the American Dream

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Louise Mirrer

For people today who wonder whether the American Dream is still viable -- or if it is, how to achieve it -- The Education of an American Dreamer offers a fascinating and complex answer.

The Guest is God's Friend: The Detention of Iason Athanasiadis in Iran

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.

Hot Dog Road Trip: A Patriotic Party Plan

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.

A Father's Day Remembrance

George Mitrovich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Mitrovich

My father taught his children to treat every person with dignity and respect, and to never lose the grace of saying, "Thank you."

Kathy Griffin Speaks Up for Gay Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

Television is often touted as one of the banes of our culture, but it can also be of great service to the empowerment and uplifting of society. To hon...

The F Word Causing Problems in the Midwest

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

Apparently the excellent Chicago Opera Vanguard has lost out on a sponsor because of the frequent use of a commonly used word beginning with "F." Really?

Greece: Same-Sex Weddings Voided By Court

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Greek court ruled the country's first homosexual weddings, celebrated last year despite official warnings, were invalid, the couples' lawyer said Tu...

Hayden Panettiere says, Register to Vote!

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

"When we want to make changes, it's not enough to protest or march. We need to contact our congressmen and elected officials to tell them how we feel about issues."