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  • The God Squad: Prayer can't change the world, but it can change us

    Question: Since losing our young daughter three years ago, many well-meaning friends and acquaintances have told me that prayer is the answer. After all, their prayers have been answered! I've seen comments posted on their Facebook pages like, "Thank you for your prayers; he is better now." In other words, "Pray for me. I need help, and boom, done!"
  • Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education

    Ocean View seniors sign on to higher education
    Seniors at Ocean View High School showed teachers and parents their commitment to higher education by declaring the institutions they plan to attend after graduation. About 350 seniors signed a banner sporting logos from universities, community colleges,...

    All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?

    All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?
    Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods. The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...

    Big laughs on Tap

    Big laughs on Tap
    When Steve Hofstetter joined Hunter College High School's Improv club, his interest was otherwise occupied. By a pretty girl, to be exact. Two weeks later, she quit — but he didn't follow. "I was hooked," said Hofstetter, 34, who will take the...

    Natural Perspectives: Dire consequences if we don't curb emissions

    Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...