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texas teacher suspended over anti-trump stunt


a dallas teacher is in water after a controversial stunt she pulled inside a cl room went viral — a week after donald trump was officially sworn-in as president.payal modi, an art teacher at adamson high school, was caught on era shooting a squirt gun as a video of president trump at his inauguration ceremony projected onto a whiteboard. the 8-second video shows the teacher repeatedly pointing the water gun at the president and then yelling, “die.”tens of thousands of people have seen the video since it was posted online wednesday, prompting an investigation from officials at the dallas independent school district. while the school looks into the matter, officials say modi will be placed on administrative leave.“today, we were made aware of a social media posting being circulated involving






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contemporary home in lincoln park: $4.7m


1848 howe st. in chicago: $4,700,000listed on jan. 23, 2017this home, built by middlefork, inclues six bedrooms, 5.2 baths, three family rooms, a chef's kitchen, a 2.5-car garage and four wood-burning fireplaces. details include a cut limestone fireplace and range hood surrounds, reclaimed wood ceiling and a wine cellar. the home is located near lincoln elementary school and lincoln park high school.agent: the ballis group of coldwell banker residential brokerage’s halsted office, 312-867-8166to feature your luxury listing of $800,000 or more in chicago tribune’s dream homes, send listing information and high-res p os to [email protected]






mascot makes the crowds cheer _ though he can't hear them


portland, maine — kamron king's goal as the mascot at portland high school is, of course, to make the crowds cheer — even though he can't hear them.the 15-year-old freshman, who began donning a bulldog suit at last fall's football games and now works the sidelines at basketball games, is deaf. but he said that doesn't interfere with his performances, other than the occasional need for someone to direct him toward young children in need of a high-five.the costume's heavy mask obscures his vision, and he can't hear when people want his attention. but he's making up for it by studying hard."i watched a couple videos of people being mascots, acting funny and whatnot," kamron said in response to questions translated by an asl interpreter. "i wondered if it was something i could do, and be the f






man found s to death in car in naperville school parking lot


an oswego man was found s to death in a car in the parking lot of scullen middle school friday night, naperville police cmdr. louis miso said.police were called to the 1815 mistflower school at about 7:20 p.m. on a report of an unresponsive man inside a vehicle, miso said in a news release. there, they found a 37-year-old man in a car in which the windows had been broken out, he saidthe victim, whose identity was not released, was taken to edward hospital in naperville, where he was pronounced dead.“the incident does not involve scullen middle school,” miso said. “there were two non-district organizations that rented building space for activities this evening. in addition, there was an after-school club that was concluding its activity.”he added the shooting does not appear to the “a rando






mascot makes the crowds cheer — though he can’t hear them


portland, maine (ap) — kamron king’s goal as the mascot at portland high school is, of course, to make the crowds cheer — even though he can’t hear them.the 15-year-old freshman, who began donning a bulldog suit at last fall’s football games and now works the sidelines at basketball games, is deaf. but he said that doesn’t interfere with his performances, other than the occasional need for someone to direct him toward young children in need of a high-five.the costume’s heavy mask obscures his vision, and he can’t hear when people want his attention. but he’s making up for it by studying hard.“i watched a couple videos of people being mascots, acting funny and whatnot,” kamron said in response to questions translated by an asl interpreter. “i wondered if it was something i could do, and be






california student was forced to urinate in a bucket during cl . she sued


by lindsey bever, (c) 2017, the washington posta southern california cl room was filled with high school freshmen when one of them realized that she needed to run to the restroom.patrick henry high school in san diego, however, had a policy at the time stipulating that students were not permitted to take bathroom breaks during cl – and the teacher took a strict interpretation of it.the teacher, gonja wolf, forbid the 14-year-old from leaving the cl room that wednesday in february 2012. instead, she let the pee in a bucket, then empty it in a cl room sink, according to a lawsuit.the gossip reportedly spread through the school, then hit the news media, leading to the ’s anxiety, depression and an attempted suicide.now five years later, the san diego unified school district was ordered wednes






dallas teacher payal modi screams ‘die’ and shoot president trump with toy gun d


protests and media elites bemoaned the inauguration of president trump last week and a dallas public school teacher has made her way among that list as a video from cl room during the live feed of the ceremony reveal some shocking behavior. the w.h. adamson high school teacher, payal modi, can be heard shrieking “die” and shooting at the screen with a toy gun.the instagram video originally posted has since been removed after going viral, with the link taking social media users to a page that reads “sorry, this page isn’t available.” check it out below because that’s how the internet works.the dallas independent school district confirmed in a written statement that modi has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is completed.adamson high school istant principal bobby ne






naperville shooting victim had ties to polish school meeting at scullen, police


an oswego man found s multiple times in a car at scullen middle school had ties to the polish school that was meeting there friday night, naperville police cmdr. louis miso said.police found the victim inside his vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. friday after receiving calls about an unresponsive man in a parked car at the school's 1815 mistflower lot, miso said. the 37-year-old victim, whose identity has not been released, had been s several times through closed car windows as he in the driver's seat, he said.the man was taken to edward hospital in naperville, where he was pronounced dead. miso said the victim was at the school in connection with the helena modjeska polish school naperville, which rents the building on friday nights, but declined to provide additional details. the shooting was n






football: raymond grajeda promoted to head coach at banning


defensive coordinator raymond grajeda has been named football coach at wilmington banning, replacing john aponte.grajeda is a banning grad who played on the 2000 city section championship team.he was the defensive coordinator for five years.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






naperville shooting victim had ties to polish school meeting at scullen, police


an oswego man found s multiple times in a car at scullen middle school had ties to the polish school that was meeting there friday night, naperville police cmdr. louis miso said.police found the victim inside his vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. friday after receiving calls about an unresponsive man in a parked car at the school's 1815 mistflower lot, miso said. the 37-year-old victim, whose identity has not been released, had been s several times through closed car windows as he in the driver's seat, he said.the man was taken to edward hospital in naperville, where he was pronounced dead. miso said the victim was at the school in connection with the helena modjeska polish school naperville, which rents the building on friday nights, but declined to provide additional details.the shooting was no






49ers navorro bowman honors old coach as linebacker overcomes latest hurdle


var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]);san francisco — navorro bowman once recovered from a devastating knee injury. and he’s confident that he’ll come back strong from last year’s ruptured achilles tendon.but it was clear friday night that a broken heart lasts forever.wiping back tears and struggling for words, bowman saluted his late high school mentor at the coaching corps game changer awards in san francisco.nick lynch died on dec. 31, 2008, at age 43. now, bowman, the 49ers four-time all-pro, said he tries to carry lynch’s legacy every time he takes the field.“i’m in his shadow,” bowman said, his voice catching. “i felt it was my duty to make his name live forever.”bowman honored lynch as part of third annual event at the fairmont el. the event allows prominent bay area sports






st. paul school suspensions are down, but concerns linger, especially over race


visitors can tell by the plaques on the wall that melissa gallagher is proud of her kids.one award, given to son tyrese, was signed by the principal of st. paul’s humboldt high when tyrese earned academic honors in the 2013-14 school year.in the past two years, however, tyrese ran into trouble by arriving late to cl and being disruptive when he got there. by the time he left humboldt for a charter school, he had been suspended six times for nonviolent behavior for two or more days and dismissed from school for parts of nearly 25 others.while the st. paul school district is reporting progress on some of the behavioral issues that helped oust former superintendent valeria silva, civil rights advocates see tyrese’s experience as a troubling example of what they deem to be the unfair treatment






st. paul school suspensions are down, but concerns linger


visitors can tell by the plaques on the wall that melissa gallagher is proud of her kids.one award, given to son tyrese, was signed by the principal of st. paul's humboldt high when tyrese earned academic honors in the 2013-14 school year.in the past two years, however, tyrese ran into trouble by arriving late to cl and being disruptive when he got there. by the time he left humboldt for a charter school, he had been suspended six times for nonviolent behavior for two or more days and dismissed from school for parts of nearly 25 others.while the st. paul school district is reporting progress on some of the behavioral issues that helped oust former superintendent valeria silva, civil rights advocates see tyrese's experience as a troubling example of what they deem to be the unfair treatment






culinary schools struggle with enrollment decline


montpelier, vt. — with enrollment in culinary institutes in decline and programs across the country closing their doors, schools such as the new england culinary institute in montpelier, vermont, which graduated celebrity chef alton brown, and the culinary institute of charleston, south carolina, are committed to staying relevant and in demand."we're constantly looking for new ways and opportunities to grow our school," said michael carmel, head of culinary arts in charleston. "it's not necessarily a numbers game, but a quality game. we need to stay current with trends and have to be able to offer our students opportunities."the reasons for the challenges facing the industry are varied, carmel and others say. tuitions can be relatively expensive, while federal financial aid for these "care






police investigating fatal shooting near naperville school


police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found friday afternoon inside a car near scullen middle school in suburban naperville, officials said. about 7:30 p.m., naperville police were called to a parking lot in the 1800 block of mistflower lane for a call of an unresponsive man inside a car, said police cmdr. louis miso.when officers arrived they found a man inside the car with the windows rolled down, miso said.the man, who has not yet been identified, was taken to edward hospital, where he was pronounced dead from guns wounds.  miso said the death is being investigated as a homicide. 






how does having more guns in schools increase safety?


scott olson, getty imagesa gun attack in a rural school is unlikely, so why introduce the possibility of having students exposed daily to the known risks of having guns in their schools?re: “colorado’s rural schools arming themselves against danger, long response times,” jan. 25 news story. your article provided good background information on a complicated issue, but did not adequately present the potential consequences of senate bill 5, handgun safety training for school employees. sen. chris holbert is disingenuous when he says, “this is not a gun bill, but a training bill.”the bill sets no standards for training; it merely allows a sheriff to provide safety training to staff who already have concealed carry permits.  it also allows school districts to set a maximum number of staff who c






culinary schools struggle with enrollment decline


montpelier, vt. (ap) — with enrollment in culinary institutes in decline and programs across the country closing their doors, schools such as the new england culinary institute in montpelier, vermont, which graduated celebrity chef alton brown, and the culinary institute of charleston, south carolina, are committed to staying relevant and in demand.“we’re constantly looking for new ways and opportunities to grow our school,” said michael carmel, head of culinary arts in charleston. “it’s not necessarily a numbers game, but a quality game. we need to stay current with trends and have to be able to offer our students opportunities.”the reasons for the challenges facing the industry are varied, carmel and others say. tuitions can be relatively expensive, while federal financial aid for these






naperville shooting victim identified as lewis university college professor


the oswego man found s multiple times friday night in a car at scullen middle school was an ociate college professor at lewis university in romeoville, naperville police cmdr. louis miso confirmed urday.matthew lange, 37, was found inside his vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. friday by police responding to calls about an unresponsive man in a parked car at the school's 1815 mistflower lot, miso said.lange, who had been s several times through closed car windows as he in the driver's seat, was at the school in connection with the helena modjeska polish school naperville, which holds cl es there on friday nights, he said. miso declined to comment on what brought lange to the school.lange was taken to edward hospital in naperville, where he was pronounced dead.police are speaking to "people of inter






sylvia burwell named next president of american university


washington — former u.s. secretary of health and human services president sylvia matthews burwell has been named next president of american university in washington.the school announced this week that the former president barack obama administration official will become the first woman to lead the school when she takes over on june 1.burwell served as the health secretary from 2014 through the end of obama's second term last week. prior to that, she was the director of the office of mana ent and budget.burwell will replace neil kerwin, who has served as president since 2007. she said in a statement that she is honored and excited to become part of the "vibrant au community."






naperville shooting victim identified as lewis university professor


the oswego man found s multiple times friday night in a car at scullen middle school in naperville was an ociate professor at lewis university, naperville police cmdr. louis miso confirmed urday.matthew lange, 37, was found inside his vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. friday by police responding to calls about an unresponsive man in a parked car at the school's 1815 mistflower lane lot, miso said.lange, who had been s several times through closed car windows as he in the driver's seat, was at the school in connection with the helena modjeska polish school naperville, which holds cl es there on friday nights, he said. miso declined to comment on what brought lange to the school, but sources said lange was picking up his 4-year-old son, who was attending a cl .lange was taken to edward hospital in






henry kissinger to speak at harvard's kennedy school


bridge, m . — former republican secretary of state henry kissinger will speak at a forum at harvard university's kennedy school of government this week."a conver ion with henry kissinger" will be held thursday at 6 p.m. the event will be moderated by graham allison, director of the belfer center for science and international affairs at harvard.kissinger was a national security adviser and secretary of state during the nixon and ford administrations. he is now chairman of kissinger ociates, an international consulting firm.he graduated from harvard college in 1950 and received master's and ph.d. degrees from harvard university in 1952 and 1954. he was a member of the harvard faculty from 1954 to 1969.






naperville shooting victim identified as lewis university college prof


the oswego man found s multiple times friday night in a car at scullen middle school was an ociate college professor at lewis university, naperville police cmdr. louis miso confirmed urday.matthew lange, 37, was found inside his vehicle at about 7:20 p.m. friday by police responding to calls about an unresponsive man in a parked car at the school's 1815 mistflower lane lot, miso said. lange, who had been s several times through closed car windows as he in the driver's seat, was at the school in connection with the helena modjeska polish school naperville, which holds cl es there on friday nights, he said. miso declined to comment on what brought lange to the school, but sources said lange was picking up his 4-year-old son, who was attending a cl . lange was taken to edward hospital in nape






sid's jottings


jottings• it’s interesting that the gophers men’s basketball team offered six local players in the 2017 cl and none of them chose to play for richard pitino. now they have five scholarships in the 2018 cl , and landing daniel oturu from cretin-derham hall this past week is a big deal. that 2018 cl also features race thompson of armstrong and tre jones of apple valley. and looking ahead to 2019, maybe one of the top-rated state high school players in recent years is matthew hurt out of rochester john marshall, who has already been offered by the u and whose brother, michael, plays for the gophers.• speaking of gophers recruiting, four-star signee isaiah washington, who is playing at st. raymond high school in new york city and is ranked as the 62nd-best player in the country by rivals.com,






new lawsuit against baylor alleges 52 s in 4 years


waco, texas — a former baylor university student who says she was d by two football players filed a federal lawsuit friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more aults of women involving other players.the lawsuit by the student, who is listed in the documents only as "elizabeth doe," alleges at least 52 s by more than 30 football players over a four-year period.it also alleges a "culture of ual violence" and describes her 2013 attack by two players. it doesn't detail the other alleged attacks, but says some were recorded by the players, who shared them with friends.fifty-two aults would dramatically increase the 17 reports of ual and physical attacks involving 19 players since 2011 previously acknowledged by baylor officials.the school faces at least five lawsuits from wome






hearing continues for suspended gophers football players


ten suspended university of minnesota football players arrived at the humphrey school of public affairs thursday afternoon for the appeal hearing that will determine their futures with the school.all are enrolled in the current semester at the university but have been recommended for penalties from expulsion to probation for their roles in an alleged ual ault last fall.the students had all arrived more than a half an hour before the hearing was to begin at 2 p.m. the closed door session was to last until 11 p.m.the players filed in silently, all sharply dressed and accompanied by parents and lawyers.nine of the players are represented by lee hutton. ryan pacyga is representing the tenth.the hearing will resume at 1 p.m. friday and continue until 10 p.m.the university’s panel must issue a d






minnesota ironman bicycle ride expects to move to waconia


the 51st minnesota ironman bicycle ride is slated to move this spring from washington county to waconia — despite the fact that the ride has yet to be approved by the waconia city council.“this has been worked on for months,” said susan arntz, waconia’s city administrator, “and last week is the first time i’ve ever heard of it. this is a 3,000-person event that they’re bringing to our community, and i just received it last friday.”but event organizers hope to rectify that oversight soon, spokesman russ lowthian said.“we didn’t talk to the right people,” he said. “we’ve been working with the waconia chamber of commerce, and everybody umed the city itself would know about it. shame on us and shame on [the chamber].”registration for the ride opens wednesday, but the event won’t go before the






10 injured in tennessee national guard armory shooting


brownsville, tenn. -- authorities say 10 people in western tennessee were injured in a shooting at a party at a national guard armory.tennessee bureau of investigation spokeswoman susan niland says the shooting in brownsville occurred before midnight friday when a fight broke out at the armory. initial reports indicate that the armory was being used for a high school party, cbs affiliate wreg reports.niland says the victims, including two juveniles and eight adults, were transported to jackson general hospital. two are expected to be transported to the med in memphis with non-life threatening injuries.niland says seven others were treated for injuries and have been released, or are in the process of being released. the scene at the armory has been cleared.the tennessee bureau of investigat






henry kissinger to speak at harvard’s kennedy school


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no, trump’s potential supreme court picks don't lack 'diversity'


as we approach the end of the race for the vacant supreme court seat, pundits seem obsessed by the lack of “diversity” among president trump’s would-be justices. judges neil gorsuch, thomas hardiman, and william pryor may be the best jurists since solomon, goes the narrative, but they’re awfully bland.“meet the 3 white men on trump’s reported shortlist,” reads the title of a thinkprogress analysis. (“plus 5 more white people he’s reported to have considered,” added the subtitle.) the ociated press likewise explains in the second sentence of its story that those being considered are “all white men.” even reporters who are favorably disposed to the finalists feel obligated to note that “as three straight white males, they aren’t a terribly diverse bunch.”of course, if you look at characteris






franken hears criticism of trump education nominee devos


minnesota education advocates voiced strong frustrations about president donald trump’s nominee for u.s. secretary of education in a meeting with u.s. sen. al franken on friday in minneapolis.the educators criticized betsy devos for avoiding stands on education policy issues during her confirmation hearing in washington, d.c., last week. during that hearing, the democratic senator questioned devos about whether students should be measured by proficiency and growth, concepts she appeared not to fully grasp.devos, a michigan billionaire, is woefully ignorant about education policy, franken said.“this is someone who i know a number of republican colleagues think is displaying an inadequate … knowledge about school policy,” he said. “[we don’t know if she] is going to support our public school






former baylor university student files new lawsuit alleging


waco, texas -- a former baylor university student who says she was d by two football players filed a federal lawsuit friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more aults of women involving other players. the lawsuit by the student, who is listed in the documents only as “elizabeth doe,” alleges at least 52 s by more than 30 football players over a four-year period. playvideocbs evening newsbaylor ual ault scandal worse than first thought the ual ault scandal involving football players at baylor university is more widespread than first reported. "60 minutes sports" has learne... it also alleges a “culture of ual violence” and describes her 2013 attack by two players. it doesn’t detail the other alleged attacks, but says some were recorded by the players, who shared them with






from empty booze bottle to old school oil lamp


have an empty bottle that was just too beautiful to toss into the recycling bin?make it into something useful with food52‘s tutorial on how to make it into an oil lamp, the kind great-grandma (back to great-great-great-great-etc. grandma) used to use.here’s what you’ll need:an empty booze bottle with a sturdy base (something squatty will be less likely to tip than, say, a wine bottle)smokeless, odorless lamp oila funnelflat cotton wick for an oil lamp—about a foot for eacha “bottle wick,” which is actually the stopper that will hold your wick in place in the neck of the bottle (be sure the one you select is wide enough that it won’t fall through the opening). for clarity’s sake, i’m going to call it a “wick holder” from here on out.obviously, you’ll also want to check the batteries in the






edina gymnast battles back from state-meet ending injury


edina’s megan haug lay on the landing mat behind the vaulting table before the 2016 cl 2a gymnastics state meet last march, her competition over before it began. in her first year as a high school gymnast after a lifetime of club training, haug, then a junior, had planned to unveil a new vault, a double-back tuck, for the state meet. an event championship, maybe even an all-around title, was reachable.two vaults into her warmup, the unthinkable happened.“when i hit the vaulting table i could tell something was off,” haug said. “but i just went for it and landed short. i just crunched my ankle. i got up and tried to keep going, but i could not walk on it at all. i was mad. i was so excited to compete.”she tried tape and ice and tried to walk it off, but she realized there would be no kerri






brandt snedeker, patrick rodgers tied for lead at torrey


san diego — already a two-time winner at torrey pines, having a share of the lead is exactly where brandt snedeker wanted to be urday.it's just not all that familiar to him.snedeker won last year in the farmers insurance open by rallying from six s s behind in the final round that was stretched over two days because of high wind. his other victory at torrey was in 2012, when he was seven s s behind and won in a playoff over kyle stanley, who made triple bogey on the last hole."i definitely like my odds better than the last two times i won at this place," snedeker said.even with a tough day on the south course's poa greens, snedeker hung on for a 2-under 70 and was tied for the lead with patrick rodgers, who had a clean scorecard to match the picture-perfect day along the california coastli






basketball notebook: northwest school has been protecting the house


the cl 1a school is close to winning its first league basketball title and making its first trip to state.fear the house.once a diamond parking lot, the northwest school purchased space in the pike/pine corridor and built a lean athletic facility to expand its capitol hill pus. it was dubbed the “house” by students at the private liberal arts school, which originated in 1980, but didn’t have an official mascot.“around 2005, the students organically started chanting ‘house’ because a house logo has always been on our letterhead,” athletic director britt atack said. “it was on the down-low, so to speak, but everyone has gotten behind it (as the school mascot).”before unveiling its home facility in 2014, northwest school played its athletic games at local community centers, churches and seatt






basketball notebook: northwest school has been protecting the house


the cl 1a school is close to winning its first league basketball title and making its first trip to state.fear the house.once a diamond parking lot, the northwest school purchased space in the pike/pine corridor and built a lean athletic facility to expand its capitol hill pus. it was dubbed the “house” by students at the private liberal arts school, which didn’t originate in 1980 with a mascot.“around 2005, the students organically started chanting ‘house’ because a house logo has always been on our letterhead,” athletic director britt atack said. “it was on the down-low, so to speak, but everyone has gotten behind it.”before unveiling its home facility in 2014, northwest school played its athletic games at local community centers, churches and seattle university’s connolly center. house






brown's 30 helps miami beat no. 9 north carolina 77-62


coral gables, fla. — freshman bruce brown needed only 11 s s to score a career-high 30 points, and the miami hurricanes deployed a swarming zone defense urday to upset the no. 9 north carolina tar heels 77-62, ending their seven-game winning streak.the tar heels' point total was a season low and 27 below their average, and they s only 35 percent. the hurricanes repeatedly got their hands on the ball against the taller tar heels, especially in the lane.miami also had a 41-36 edge in rebounding against the tar heels, who lead the nation in that category.north carolina (19-4, 7-2 atlantic coast conference), which had climbed to the top of the league standings with its winning streak, was playing for the second time in three days and looked it. the hurricanes (14-6, 4-4) beat a ranked team for






gophers-michigan state women's basketball game preview


7 p.m. vs. michigan state • big ten network, 88.5-fmpreview: the gophers (11-10, 2-6) have lost three of their past four games and at the halfway point of the big ten season are in 12th place. the spartans (14-7, 4-4) have been without head coach suzy merchant since jan. 17, when she went on medical leave. the team is being run by istant amaka agugua. michigan state broke a three-game losing streak on wednesday at wisconsin. the last time these teams met (feb. 21, 2016, in east lansing), they combined for 220 points. the spartans are the only big ten team to beat maryland or ohio state this season. they beat the buckeyes 94-75 in east lansing.players to watch: michigan state’s tori jan ka (22.0) and the gophers’ carlie wagner (20.1) rank 2-3 in the big ten in scoring. jan ka scored a schoo






wisconsin's opioid response anemic, critics say


madison, wis. — opioids are still killing people by the hundreds in wisconsin even though legislators have p ed nearly 20 bills to curb addiction over the last three years, prompting critics to demand lawmakers think bigger and pump more money into the fight.gov. scott walker has called a special legislative session to p nearly a dozen additional bills designed to combat opioid addiction. social justice groups and civil rights advocates say the package nibbles around the edges of the problem, threatens personal liberties and doesn't invest nearly enough in prevention. legislators have repeatedly said there's no magic solution to stopping opioid abuse. still, rumblings that the state needs to do more are growing louder.attorney general brad schimel, who is spearheading an awareness paign ca






nathan hale coach brandon roy: rumors of michael porter jr. recruitment ‘just to


nathan hale has gone from 3 to the top team in the nation after adding brandon roy and five-star uw commit michael porter jr.nathan hale has managed to go from a 3 basketball team last season to an undefeated one that is considered by many the best in the nation.matt calkinsno. 1 nathan hale: a joy to watch or an artificial all-star team?the “how” isn’t exactly a mystery. the formula goes: hire uw legend brandon roy as head coach, then add the top recruit in the country, michael porter jr., and his four-star brother, jontay, after their father is hired by michael jr.’s godfather, lorenzo romar. michael signed his letter of intent to romar and the huskies in november.the circumstances have been the source of plenty of chatter among metro league and college basketball fans.ahead of nathan ha






nathan hale coach brandon roy: rumors of michael porter jr. recruitment ‘just to


nathan hale has gone from 3 to the top team in the nation after adding brandon roy and five-star uw commit michael porter jr.nathan hale has managed to go from having a 3 basketball team last season to an undefeated one that is considered by many the best in the nation.matt calkinsno. 1 nathan hale: a joy to watch or an artificial all-star team?the “how” isn’t exactly a mystery. the formula goes: hire uw legend brandon roy as head coach, then add the top recruit in the country, michael porter jr., and his four-star brother, jontay, after their father is hired by michael jr.’s godfather, lorenzo romar. michael signed his letter of intent to romar and the huskies in november.the circumstances have been the source of plenty of chatter among metro league and college basketball fans.ahead of na






national signing day: colorado's stock rises


with national signing day coming up wednesday, colorado’s stake in college athletics keeps getting higher and higher.the denver metro area in particular — where recruiters have long dogged the lack of elite division i players — has seen an increase in talent across the board, with powerhouse athletic schools valor christian, cherry creek and regis jesuit each having more than ten division i commits in the cl of 2017.behind that upward trend are a number of factors. for one, this place is a boomtown. colorado was the second-fastest growing state between 2014 and 2015, meaning more kids, a bigger pool of athletes and thus more talent. the explosion of the private training business in the last five years hasn’t hurt either, and plenty of athletes and their families are learning to leverage th






interesting thing of the day


like many people, i’ve tried very hard to forget my days in junior high school. that was an unpleasant time in my life for all the usual reasons, and thankfully most of it is now a dim blur. but a few pleasant moments do stand out in my memory. one of those was a report i did for my ninth-grade science cl . for reasons i no longer recall, the topic i chose was pascal’s law, and i must have prepared well for that 10-minute presentation, because i could probably stand up and give pretty much the same talk today, even though i never went on to study any more about it.pascal’s law describes the behavior of fluids in a closed system, and says, to oversimplify somewhat, that the pressure the fluids exert is always the same throughout the system. this is the principle that enables hydraulic press






warmer weather for metro-area – the denver post


the metro area is expecting a stretch of warmer weather and sunny skies beginning sunday, according to the national weather service.the week starts with a high of 58 degrees on sunday, and is expected to climb to 62 on monday and tuesday, before dropping to the low 50s on thursday.colorado’s high country isn’t expected to see snow until thursday. “up to that point it’s pretty dry and pretty mild,” said frank cooper, nws meteorologist.






adulting isn’t just instagramming your dinner


millennials have been done a great disservice. they are told that if they go to college and earn a degree, they will make a million dollars more over their lifetime than someone without a college degree. while this statistic is true in some cases, many millennials are under the mistaken impression it is the college degree itself that will get them where they need to go. it turns out there is a whole other set of skills- soft skills- that millennials are lacking, and that is holding them back.what are soft skills?being able to get to work on time, eating nutritious foods, and getting enough exercise are all soft skills that can impact your job performance. but the soft skills employers are most looking for are:creative thinkingeffective communicationproblem solvinginnovative thinkingethical






urday's big ten basketball roundup


ethan happ had just scored 32 of wisconsin's 61 points and when he was done with a tv interview, the badgers fans at madison square garden cheered him as he left the court waving and blowing kisses."it's always special to play in msg, but once you get going it turns into a basketball game," the sophomore forward said after the 15th-ranked badgers survived a bad offensive game for a 61-54 overtime victory over rutgers on urday. "but when you get a curtain call in madison square garden you're not going to turn it down."happ scored seven of his career-high total in the overtime and he scored eight of wisconsin's points in the 13-4 rally to close regulation, including the basket that tied it at 45 with two seconds left."no one could throw it in the ocean for most of the game," wisconsin's bron






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita falls wildcats, and then he was all set to enroll at the air forc






roseville armory controversy: council aims for homes on site


a dispute in roseville over whether to try and save the city’s former national guard armory is nearing an end.against the wishes of those who wanted to preserve the armory for use as a community center, the city council last week signaled its preference to redevelop the site for low-density housing instead.city officials consulted neighbors, getting what they considered a solid response: 87 comments, online or on paper. among those comments, 69 people said they preferred single-family detached homes on the site, while the community center option drew 44 positive responses, community development chief kari collins told the council.but 29 people declared that no institutional use was suitable — a hint of polarization.many in the area wanted the armory preserved partly because “some of our ol






protesters in barcelona aim to claim city back from tourists


barcelona, spain — protesters rallied urday in barcelona over what they considered an out-of-control tourism boom that has damaged their ability to live and work in the northeastern spanish city.a soaring tourism business has fueled higher prices for rent and property sales, leaving many of the city's 1.6 million residents priced out of the city center.under a large banner saying "barcelona is not for sale," protesters marched and read a manifesto in which they denounced the tourist boom has overtaken the city. local police said over 1,000 people demonstrated in the famed central walkway of las ramblas, while protesters estimated the total as closer to 2,000."this march is a way to portray the fact that we have lost our city, and are hoping to claim it back. rent and property prices have r