Opinion

October 12: Columbus Day, or Day of Tragedy?

If we look to both past and present and take an objective balance of history, the figure of Columbus cannot help but be associated with an extremely tragic toll.

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Poem of the week: Pat Mora's "Legal Alien"

This poem, "Legal Alien," captures an important quality of our evolving and emerging multi-national, multi racial and multi-ethnic culture.

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New chapter in U.S.-India relations

There is substantial symbolism in this week's visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the United States.