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Minority retort

YESTERDAY, as expected, the Supreme Court upheld, by a 6-2 vote, a 2006 amendment to the Michigan state constitution banning race-sensitive admissions policies in public universities. With Justice Elena Kagan recused (she had workedShow More Summary

A Body Blow to Racial Discrimination

Yes, you read it here: the Supreme Court of the United  States, in a 6-2 decision (Elena Kagan took no part in the case), upheld Michigan’s ban on racial discrimination in college admissions, overturning a lower court’s intervention to reverse a 2006 referendum in which Michigan voters decisively rejected the invidious process. You’ll be reading [...]

Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska wins Cervantes Prize

The author and journalist Elena Poniatowska, who gained fame in Mexico for her chronicles of social injustice and government repression, is this year’s winner of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary prize in the Spanish language.

Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban

The Supreme Court today upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in public college admissions and state hiring, in a decisive 6-2 decision. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the only dissenting votes, with Elena Kagan having recused herself, Politico reports. The case revolved around a 2006 ballot measure, approved...

3 Reasons Affirmative Action Will Be Okay Despite Supreme Decision

The Supreme Court just ruled that Michigan's ban on government affirmative-action was constitutional. The ruling was 6-2. Yes, there are nine Supreme Court Justices, but Elena Kagan had to recuse herself because she was involved with the case while she was Solicitor General. Read more...

The Vampire Diaries Recap: In Another Universe

It has been a long month. They taunted us with those sequences of dreamy, sepia-toned Stefan and Elena putting their faces on each other’s faces and then just peaced out. Why do you keep us wanting, TVD? Oh, that’s your show strategy? Cool. Anyway, last night, we returned with Paul... More »

'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Elena and Stefan's Perfect Life

On tonight's episode of The Vampire Diaries, Bonnie gets a visit and a warning from her grandmother concerning the Other Side. Damon continues to pine over Elena. The Travelers and their leader descend on Mystic Falls. Stefan and Elena...Show More Summary

Honeywell International's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 17, 2014 09:30 a.m. ET Executives Elena Doom – Vice President of Investor Relations David Cote – Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer Tom Szlosek – Chief...Show More Summary

The Good, the Bad, and The Bloody of This Week's Vampire Diaries

On this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, things get romantic for Stefan and Elena, only it's all fantasy. The doppelgangers are having romantic comedy visions of each other, and we find out why they're getting them - and what it means for the travelers. Show More Summary

NYC jobs are up again—and so is unemployment

Take it from New York labor economist Elena Volovelsky: “It’s a good time to be looking for a job in New York City.” Private-sector jobs in the city grew by 18,400 on a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (4/18-4/20)

1. This is Where It Felt Like at Gallery 400 Work by Elena Feijoo, Jesse Malmed, Julie Potratz and Jonathan Loïc Rogers. Gallery 400 is located at 400 S. Peoria St. Reception Friday, 5-8pm. 2. Tenebris at Spudnik Press Cooperative Work by James Bouché and Kyle Tata. Spudnik Press Cooperative is located at 1821 W […]

Elena is all smiles in Ultra Street Fighter IV's opening cinematic

Am I tripping, or does she seem way happier than usual, with softer eyes? How about an Ulta Street Fighter IV Android/iPhone companion app that is just a makeup studio sim and you get to pretty up all the characters in the game? Capcom Releases Ultra Street Fighter IV’s Opening Cinematic [Shoryuken]

The Vampire Diaries' Paul Wesley: Directorial Debut Addresses the Future of Stefan and Elena

Although The Vampire Diaries star Paul Wesley has wanted to direct an episode for a very long time, he says it took him three seasons to summon the courage to ask. "I decided I wanted to direct when I saw my first Stanley Kubrick film,...Show More Summary

See how Elena photographed for Nokia in Puerto Rico

Ready for some more stunning photography from a Photograph for Nokia in Puerto Rico competition winner? Good, because it’s time for Elena Goroscenco to share...

New Documentary: The Illusionists

Writer and director Elena Rossini has released the first four minutes of The Illusionists.  I’m really excited to see the rest.  The documentary is a critique of a high standard of beauty but, unlike some that focus exclusively on the impacts of Western women, Rossini’s film looks as though it will do a great job […]

Lawyer Who Aided NCAA's Miami Investigation Faces Ethics Charges

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Yesterday, the Florida Bar formally filed ethics charges against Maria Elena Perez, the attorney who represented booster Nevin Shapiro and helped the NCAA illegally obtain evidence against the University of Miami. Perez is accused of...Show More Summary

The Vampire Diaries Exclusive Sneak Peek: Damon and Elena Have Another Awkward Run-In

The Vampire Diaries Exclusive Sneak Peek: Damon and Elena Have Another Awkward Run-In Elena may have moved out of Casa Salvatore, but it won't be long before the two have another awkward encounter. On Thursday's episode of The Vampire...Show More Summary

Eater Interviews: Rosetta Chef Elena Reygadas on How Bakeries Are Changing Mexico City

Mexico City chef Elena Reygadas is passionate about bread. In 2010, she opened her Italian restaurant Rosetta with an in-house bakery turning out bread that quickly became highly coveted by diners and fellow chefs alike. In the years since,...

2 of 3: Microsoft Storage Spaces: Configuration

This is the second of three guest articles on Microsoft Storage Spaces by Elena Pakhomova of

Tennis: WTA Charleston results - collated

Results on Thursday from the WTA Tour Family Circle Cup (x denotes seeded player): 3rd rd Jana Cepelova (SVK) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS x13) 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 Daniela Hantuchova (SVK x12) bt Teliana Pereira (BRA) 6-2, 6-3 Sara Errani (ITA...Show More Summary

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