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Wise Words

Wise Words offers tips, perspectives and insight into topics of interest to the general public.

For more than a decade, colleges and the business world have been trying to adjust to the distinctive characteristics of the Millennial Generation –...

The Millennials may be the most studied generation in American history. Their size – which exceeds that of Generation X and rivals that of the...

Halloween is a tough time to be a bat. Only a month ago, the Flying Mammal had a buffet of available bugs to choose from...

Note taking is one of the most underrated skills a person can learn in school. You generally don’t get graded on it, per se, unless...

Few would like to return to the days of the Cold War -- an era during the 1950s and 60s when the United States...

The forces behind a self-fulfilling prophecy can be powerful. Whether it’s Muhammad Ali or Joe Namath brashly predicting victory, or a winless high school baseball...

You could call mathematics the “A-Rod” of high school and college classes. Most students either love it or hate it, and just like with the...

With most school systems prepared to open later this month, students are enjoying their final few weeks of summer vacation. But for those who...

In keeping with the theme from our last blog post about popular misconceptions associated with the birth of our nation, a new series offered...

Happy Birthday, America! Our nation’s founding is a day to celebrate – often with fireworks, picnics and other early- summer fun. Most of us know...