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Why I Chose Boston University

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

When the letters finally started coming in, and I saw that I'd been accepted to Boston University, I jumped up and down in excitement. I couldn't wait.

Parents, What Kind of Role Model Are You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2011 | Parents
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It's very important to realize that, while being there for your children is vital, it is only half of good parenting. The other half is being there for yourself with honesty, courage and integrity.

Zero Tolerance: Trump, Schwarzenegger, and Strauss-Kahn

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.26.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

While the primary blame for abuse and misdeed against women lies with the perpetrators themselves, we should look next at the good men who say nothing. It's time for good men to hold accountable those who abuse women.

Tiger Woods: Does Fame And Fortune Limit Your Ability To Love?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

I was told that often the very rich are burdened with having so much stuff to take care of that they are not free to enjoy their lives. They lose a sense of who their friends are.

Are More Men Acting Like Barack Obama? | Simon Dumenco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The chief executive's behavior sets the tone for what it is to be a boss, a father, and a husband, as well as a leader--though not always for the bett...

What Kind Of Role Model Are You?

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

A dear friend of mine died this past week from pancreatic cancer. Juan was only 57 years old, and unlike either Patrick Swayze or Steve Jobs, he did ...

Why All Women Should Love Michelle Obama

Heather Wood Rudúlph | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Wood Rudúlph

Most of us can learn a thing or two from this woman who came from humble beginnings on the South Side of Chicago to excel at the country's top institutions, with the goal of helping others.

Directors Try To Leave The Judd Apatow Shadow

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

AS production began early this year on his new comedy, "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," Kevin Smith was still seeking an actor for a supporting part. So ...

Wise Words From Our Favorite Rookie

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Wunderkind Tavi Gevinson started a style blog when she was only 13. Through her electric granny-chic aesthetic and insightful voice on feminism and gr...