Old South parties were a Kappa Alpha tradition on other campuses, including at the University of Georgia in 1983, when Georgia's current governor, Republican Brian Kemp, was a student. Kemp was a member of a different fraternity, and there is nothing in his yearbooks to suggest he attended the parties. … [Read more...] about Tennessee governor says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Art & Design Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Art & Design | A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama’ Supported by critic’s pick A colossal painting, ByHolland Cotter Feb. 21, 2019 ATLANTA — If you had visited Atlanta in the early 1960s, you would have found drinking fountains labeled “Colored” and “White.” Driving into the city from the airport today you pass signs for Ralph David Abernathy Freeway, Andrew Young International Boulevard, John Lewis Freedom Parkway. As in the country at large, there have been big changes. How deep are the changes? Nationally, militant whiteness is out in the open again. Our president is trying to inscribe a color line across our southern border. So politically split are the citizens of Fort America that it sometimes feels like a new kind of civil war is brewing. … [Read more...] about A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama’
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Learning Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Learning | As Students Struggle With Stress and Depression, Colleges Act as Counselors Supported by ByBrad Wolverton Feb. 21, 2019 The email set off alarms at Ithaca College. “I’m literally fighting for my life but staying safe,” 22-year-old Christopher Biehn emailed a professor in late September. “I won’t be in class today (or perhaps for a bit) & just pray I won’t be hospitalized long-term.” As Mr. Biehn prepared to check into a psychiatric ward four hours from campus, a crisis team from the private liberal arts college in central New York swung into action. Shortly after Mr. Biehn wrote to his professor, a campus safety officer went to his apartment to make sure he was O.K. A social worker from the college reached out to discuss academic options as he worked to … [Read more...] about As Students Struggle With Stress and Depression, Colleges Act as Counselors
Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 PM EST Feb 21, 2019 Welcome to our Detroit Tigers live chat with Free Press sports writer Anthony Fenech. If you've got a question about the 2019 season or spring training, leave it below. Then at 1 p.m., during the Tigers' exhibition opener against Southeastern, Anthony will begin to answer them. Access to live chat for mobile users. … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers live chat: Talk with Anthony Fenech at 1 p.m.
By Bryan Anderson, Sacramento Bee | Sacramento Bee PUBLISHED: February 21, 2019 at 2:53 pm | UPDATED: February 21, 2019 at 2:54 pm The agency struggling to register licenses is also struggling to find a leader. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has gone through two directors in just over a month. The latest leadership shakeup came on Jan. 30, when acting director Kathleen Webb replaced acting director Bill Davidson, who had replaced permanent director Jean Shiomoto on Dec. 31, 2018. Webb comes to the DMV by way of the California Government Operations Agency. Before that, she worked as the chief risk and compliance officer for CalPERS. She takes the helm at a difficult time for the department. Though the DMV has been successful in substantially reducing wait times, it was recently hit with 150,000 delayed driver licenses. The department has also struggled to implement the state’s new Motor Voter program, which automatically registers people to vote at … [Read more...] about Embattled California DMV gets its third director in just 32 days