Why Do Catholics Pray for the Dead? « For Your Marriage
During the month of November Catholics traditionally pray for deceased family members and friends. What do we believe these prayers can accomplish?
Cleveland State Adopts New Campus Speech Policy, Shows Why It’s a ‘Green Light’ School
Cleveland State University (CSU) has adopted an “Expressive Activity Policy” to clarify and safeguard the free speech rights afforded to its students under the First Amendment. The CSU policy, adopted November 30, 2015, uses the same language as the policy that was previously developed in a collaborative effort between FIRE and the University of Toledo (UT), a result that FIRE finds to be both commendable and satisfying. Torch readers may remember that in September 2014, a group of students at UT was prevented from peacefully protesting at a campus lecture given by former presidential advisor Karl Rove. FIRE wrote to …
River Stewardship: Smith Helps Produce New Guide for Tackling Invasive Plants «
Meg Kirsch '17 (right) and Rebecca Tishler of Mount Holyoke College, help pull invasive plants last summer from the banks of the Mill River on Smith's campus Published April 21, 2016 Every summer for the past several years, Smith students interning with the Botanic Garden have spent countless hours pulling invasive plants from the banks of the mile-long stretch of the Mill River that meanders through campus Their efforts are part of the college’s long-term commitment to help keep the river free of invasive plant species. A new guide published by the Mill River Greenway Initiative aims to share invasive-plant management practices with interested river stewards. Making Room for Native Plants and Wildlife is a collaborative…
Sarah Palin defends Donald Trump in the least useful, but most hilarious, way possible: He’s sa...
Palin took to Facebook to defend the racist proposals of Trump and "the commonsense Right"
Here's What Happened the First Day of Kathryn Knott's Trial on Gay-Bashing Charges
A decade of educational excellence: Clear Horizons Early College High School celebrates 10-year...
HOUSTON – For the last decade, Clear Horizons Early College High School (CHECHS) has steadily raised the bar for early college high schools in Texas.
How to clean convertible cloth top
Convertibles look great on the road, but how to clean the sensitive fabric of the convertible top when it becomes soiled over time? Find out on this episode of Autoblog Details.
Housing secretary nominee Ben Carson: what you need to know
The former neurosurgeon and Republican rival is pushing his bio, not his work experience, as qualifications for the key role.
How Shavuot is a Perfect Example of Reform Jewish Thinking
One of the great examples of Reform Jewish thinking, some 2,000 years before there was anything called Reform Judaism, regards the Festival of
College of Engineering & Mines
To round off spring break, UND’s Mechanical Engineering depar tment took a team of sophomores to Las Vegas to compete in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition. Dominic Todd, Austin Kilene, Isaiah Klingfus, Nick O’Reilly, Kevin Kilbride, Jared Hibbison, and their coach Dustin McNally took 2nd place, landing them a spot at ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in the fall This year, competitors designed a robot to complete a Pentathlon. The robot must lift a weight, throw a tennis ball, hit a golf ball, sprint 10 meters, and climb stairs. “UND was neck and neck with Colorado School of Mines on many events, but they had an issue on the…