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Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 11:53 AM

Last Friday night, the Union of White NYU Students, a "community" on Facebook, posted its first status update.Linking to a student-run blog addressing diversity issues at New York University, the union's Facebook admin mused, "What does 'diversity' mean other than 'not white'? I'm not sure there is an answer to this. Is the word 'diversity' itself a discriminatory term against whites?"

Posted Nov 21, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Students and educators are moving ahead at Skyline as they deal with the loss of a friend and educator.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

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Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 8:51 AM

Unexpected surprises can be lots of fun. For Southwest Elementary Librarian Kathy Hitz, a planned donation to the library Monday got an unexpected boost that will mean more funds for the library.

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Posted Nov 12, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Pratt Community College has found a new vice president of institutional advancement and alumni relations from within the PCC family. Kurt McAfee, currently the PCC athletic director, was selected and accepted the new position within the...

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 8:33 AM

Skyline is bracing for more bad news from Topeka. The latest revenue projections were much lower than anticipated.

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 8:23 AM

Following a multi-year plan for capital outlay improvements, the USD 382 Board of Education approved a bid on Monday for resurfacing the field event runway at Southwest Elementary School and the track at Zerger Field for $256,418.

Updated Nov 11, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Orville Taylor served during the Korean War in radio and communications, telling the infantrymen "where to shoot." Repairing lines near the DMZ, he took some shrapnel and was in a hospital for about a week. He later served as...

Updated Nov 4, 2015 at 1:57 PM

A smoke detector in the Pratt High School weight room went off around 1 p.m. Wednesday but it was a false alarm. There was no smoke and no fire.

Updated Nov 3, 2015 at 10:07 AM

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