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While viewing George and Laura Bush being interviewed on Jay Leno last eve I was reminded, we once had Presidents and First Ladies with class. It was refreshing to recall how they represented our country around the world, with respect and dignity. Two people who can enjoy a joke and face up to negative press.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
A 21-year-old woman is in custody Friday morning on suspicion of child abuse and unlawful imprisonment.
Being a kid can be tough. Add a bully to the mix, and being a kid can become unbearable.
You may be unaware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And when you consider the lifetime of benefits you and your family may receive from life insurance, you might agree that a month isn’t too long to spend on this important part of your overall financial picture.
The media, both traditional and digital, play a vital role in society. In its truest form, the role of the media is to inform the general public about events and issues that affect them.
As we observe National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 8-14) and World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10), we have the opportunity to gain a better perspective on people struggling with thoughts of ending their lives and on those most at risk of doing so.
Guns didn’t kill Christopher Lane and I’m not so sure genuine racism is to blame. Can minors fully understand such hate? We do know the teens who gunned down the athlete, who was jogging in Duncan, Oklahoma, say they were “bored.”
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
NEW YORK — There's extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham and pork chops.
“Only in liberal America could a Latino kill an African American in self defense, be acquitted of murder by an all women jury, and still have the blame put on the white man!”
NEW YORK — In these hyper-connected, over-shared times dwell two kinds of people: those preoccupied with taking and uploading photos of themselves and those who have never heard of the selfie.
College students have spoken and lecture-based learning is prehistoric. An emerging trend on which colleges are reporting solid success rates is lecture-free classes. This approach to learning is being designed to promote deeper student learning, collaborative learning, skilled communication, self-managed learning, and cross-disciplinary and technology-enhanced coursework. Lecture-free classes are a response to growing criticism of the traditional, often passive lecture-based college classes which some educators say are a turn-off to students, leading to aggravation and poor grades.
No one can deny the Great Recession left a permanent mark on our nation and its economy. But what effect did it have on the American Dream of Home Ownership? That’s the question we set out to answer by asking Phoenix-based Benchmark Research Technologies to survey nearly 1,700 Arizona new home shoppers about their attitudes surrounding home ownership in the post-recession era.
On Jan. 16, students from 14 Valley schools gathered at Gilbert’s Higley Center for the Performing Arts for the Building Bridges program to fight bullying in schools. In May of last year, Kyrene Altadeña Middle School students participated in the Bully Academy Webquest, an online course involving reading articles, watching videos about bullying and most importantly, talking about it. After all, this is about how young people learn to express their emotions. In November 2011, students from Chandler’s Tarwater Elementary School spent a day focused on kindness, respect, and friendship.
Pinal County authorities will decide whether to file charges against two Apache Junction high school students accused of bullying a junior high student.
Being a young person is never easy. Add to that the challenge of a mental illness and life’s hurdles can become skyscrapers.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is the first ever from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernized Argentina's conservative Catholic church.
Mesa’s Red Mountain High School’s Academic Decathlon will make its big-stage debut next month at the national scholastic decathlon competition, after dominating the state finals last weekend.
Forget the ferrets. Cancel the cats. And don't even discuss the ducks.
NEW YORK — Shoes are having a 21st century moment as they've pushed from mere accessory to the center of the fashion stage.
From national tragedies like that at Sandy Hook Elementary School to the increased digital tools at virtually everyone’s disposal — including in the hands of kids — it’s understandable that parents might feel overwhelmed as they try to raise their children in today’s age.
It’s been a lifelong dream of Kami Cothrun to help children with autism.
Gilbert’s Higley Center for the Performing Arts will host hundreds of students from across the Valley during an anti-bully program Wednesday and Thursday.
Companies that hire veterans employ men and women who have received some of the world’s best skills and leadership training. They’ve been pushed to achieve high personal performance and know how to work in teams — they’ve had to cover someone’s back. They bring all this to work every day, along with their personal integrity and strength of character.