Arts & Entertainment

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"Calpurnia Tate": a girl comes of age in Texas

Jacqueline Kelly's engrossing young adult novel set on on a Texas cotton and pecan farm with 338 pages that seemingly turn themselves, is a coming of age tale with vast relevance for today's readers.

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"Reds At The Blackboard": More positive view of today's Communist teachers

More historians are beginning to paint a more objective, balanced, and positive picture of the role of the CPUSA in the U.S. labor movement.

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Students can now earn a college degree in heavy metal

Students enrolled in the degree program will learn the history of metal, from past censorship issues to major events and achievements.

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School vs. football: the fuss over Cardale Jones

Normally the thoughts and complaints of third-string freshman quarterbacks who have had nonexistent playing time would not be news.

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Anti-teacher-union “Won’t Back Down” flunks at box office

"Won't Back Down," the Hollywood movie portraying teachers unions as pretty much the devil, has set the record for the worst opening since 1982.