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Education is pivotal, Faust tells Miami students

MIAMI — Shaunte Butler’s mother never missed an opportunity to remind her daughter of the pivotal importance of a strong education.

“She always told us, me and my brother, that college was the key to success and a better life,” said Butler, who took that sage advice and ran with it. 1,052 more words

Campus & Community

Nelly Furtado releases toe-tapping comeback tune 'Cold Hard Truth'

Say it right: Nelly Furtado is back with a new single.

Nearly five years after the release of her 2012 LP The Spirit Indestructible, the 38-year-old singer-songwriter is teasing a fresh sound for her upcoming sixth studio venture, … 240 more words


One stage, many stories

In his 2015 Golden Globe acceptance speech for his role as a transgender father in the hit Amazon show “Transparent,” Jeffrey Tambor dedicated his win to the transgender community. 639 more words

Arts & Culture

On 22nd new year.

2016 and its sad and unfortunate events.

Close the book.

Let the universe heal your wound.

I’d like to end 2016 and start 2017 with this question: 258 more words

Du Jour

All I want is Lemon Pie

Bonjour Y’all!!!!

Today my pastry chef and I were trying to decide what dessert we should make for our client. We had a lot of lemons in the fridge and decided to make a lemon meringue pie. 30 more words

Obama’s America

It was a historic night. On Nov. 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African-American elected president of the United States. The Harvard Law School graduate and Illinois senator, then 47, swept into office with a vision of hope and the promise of change backed by an electorate eager for a different kind of Washington. 2,334 more words

National & World Affairs

A family of common zeal

Of the many items in a new Radcliffe exhibit devoted to a family of social reformers, one in particular points to the attitudes and assumptions they repeatedly overcame. 745 more words

Arts & Culture