Your Pastor Speaks: Christmas is not over

Your Pastor Speaks: Christmas is not over

“January,” a name derived from the Latin “ianua,” means “door.” Happy Door Month! We enter the door of a new year ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Does speaking Spanish make one Latino?

My first spoken words were in Spanish, “Mami, yo quiero … ” Thirty years later, my son would string together his first sentence in S...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Data collection critical to understanding eating disorders

More than 30 million Americans experience an eating disorder in their lifetime. That’s nearly one in 10. Yet, depending on the diagnosis, as few...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Resolutions: Who does their success depend on?

Resolutions: Who does their success depend on?

A new year is upon us. With every new year comes resolutions. Resolutions are things people will attempt to do with the belief that it will make them ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Some revealing numbers about race and prison

You may know that the crime rate in the U.S. fell rapidly between 2000 and 2015, an extension of a streak that began in the early 1990s. You probably ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Net neutrality repeal widens opportunity gap for students

In December, the FCC repealed “net neutrality” — a policy that allows equitable access to content on the Internet — in a 3-2 v...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


We navigated another year, that’s success

We navigated another year, that’s success

I love New Year’s Day. New Year’s Day celebrates the fact that we’ve shown up 365 days in a row. It’s a real accomplishment.It...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Where’s my jetpack? Things that didn’t happen in 2017

Where’s my jetpack? Things that didn’t happen in 2017

Much of what’s sloshing around in your daily information trough this time of year involves recaps of 2017 and rankings of the best this or that ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Your Pastor Speaks: Christmas is not over

Your Pastor Speaks: Christmas is not over

The Christmas shows have now been watched, the music in the stores have returned to normal. Gifts have been unwrapped — and some returned to the...

December 29th, 2017 updated: December 29th, 2017. |  


Winners and losers of the year

Winners and losers of the year

Now is the time to reopen my old reporter’s notebooks and see who among last year’s national newsmakers deserves sugar plums or a lump of ...

December 29th, 2017 |