MARSHALL – The skies will be lit up in Marshall this weekend, as the community celebrates Independence Day. While there will be some changes to Marshall’s traditional schedule of events this year, the fireworks display at Independence Park on July 4th will continue. “We are delighted to be able to do it for families”, said …

NEW YORK – Criminal charges of tax fraud unsealed against Donald Trump’s company on Thursday are a blow to a company already reeling from the canceled agreements following the insurgency at the United States Capitol and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on hotels and clubs. The indictment may make it harder for Trump to …

Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – July 2, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang yesterday expressed concern over a recent World Bank report that found Filipino students perform poorly in math, reading and science, while assuring the public that the Department of Education (DepEd) would find ways to solve the problem. The Philippines …

Valgene “Val” Phillips was many things to many people, and the following tributes were kindly shared with me to celebrate his memory with you: Fred Tempas: I first met Val as a naïve 17-year-old Humboldt State freshman. Like many others, I was looking for what it was that I would be doing there. I had …

Once mistakenly dubbed “Oxford of the East,” Dhaka University ends a century as the country’s premier institute of higher education, with a proud and diverse history that many say it is. not up to the mark, nor even honored today. Serious allegations of academic decline and politicization continue to plague the university as it takes …

The history of Jazz is rife with disreputable tropes—brothels, gangsters, dives and dope. But transgressive or not, jazz is an art that prizes finding your own voice and it has always attracted an idiosyncratic cast of characters. Consider O.G. Jelly Roll Morton, borderline-sadistic practical joker Joe Venuti, cigar-chomping, wise-cracking, Yiddish-speaking Willie “The Lion” Smith, part-time …

UTICA – Mohawk Valley Community College humanities professor Dr. George J. Searles has been awarded the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Teaching, the highest honor bestowed on faculty by the State University system from New York, according to a college ad. The Distinguished Teaching Professorship recognizes a full professor who has demonstrated a consistently superior mastery …

April has always been the most loved – and most dreaded – month of the school year. It was the time of year when students across Hyderabad city would rejoice, screaming at the top of their lungs in buses and school buildings that they were finally free to forget a year of knowledge. However, the …

By CAROL HEGSTROM Progress Local musician and educator Connie Whitney is pictured here with three of her students who are also her great-grandchildren. Pictured left to right, Hans Whipple, Whitney, Rennlie Whipple and Knox Whipple. There are many occasions when it is traditional to give “gifts”. We choose the most beautiful and sometimes very expensive. …

This week, Erika K. Wilson will officially become a full professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — one of the few Black women to hold that title. But Wilson, who teaches law and public policy, has found it hard to celebrate. She’s spent the last few weeks fuming that the university …