Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, Dec. 3The indictment of Michael Flynn resonated as expected on Friday, a former national security adviser and head of defens...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Building social, emotional skills ignored

Building social, emotional skills ignored

In the early 1990s, the political hijacking of public schools began in earnest. It was during that period that the state began mandating academic stan...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Love is in the (h)air

Love is in the (h)air

Hair. Most of us have it and over time learn to manage it. In the 15 years I was a CEO of colleges around the country, I knew that my hair could not b...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Mags for miles/nags for smiles

Mags for miles/nags for smiles

Being on an airplane is a lot like being a sled dog. If you’re not right there at the front (and by front of an airplane I don’t mean seat...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Putting up the Christmas tree is such a pain in the neck — and the back.But watching it go up? That’s something that pains and warms my he...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

Nov. 27, The Telegraph of London on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding:A divorced, mixed-race, Hollywood actress who attended a Roman Cath...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Put prisoners to work cleaning up county

To the Editor:The other day I was riding in a friend’s car and noticed all the litter on the road.I just received a letter from a friend who is ...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Almost making the grade

Almost making the grade

Earlier this week, I received a formal too-official-to-be-a-bill-looking letter in the mail.It was one of those letters you find intriguing and slight...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

Nov. 28, San Francisco Chronicle on President Trump’s comments during a ceremony to honor Navajo Code Talkers:Nearly every day, President Trump ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Perseverance is job one

Perseverance is job one

Going through high school and college, I probably had one of the best jobs a young man my age could ask for: I worked at the local hardware store. The...

December 1st, 2017 |