Thursday, November 07, 2019

Allie Wielansky has joined the staff of The Missouri Valley Conference as the director of media & administration. In addition to serving as the primary communications liaison for cross country and track & field, she provides operations assistance at many league championships, assists…

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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During the recording process for his most recent album, singer and actor Mandy Patinkin was doing a Rufus Wainwright song, “Going to a Town,” which features the refrain “I’m so tired of you, America.”

Friday, November 01, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of my association with the St. Louis Jewish Light. After graduating from law school at Washington University, I served as the staff attorney, speechwriter and press secretary to the late St. Louis County Supervisor Lawrence K. Roos.

Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Simply stated, Yousef Bashir’s memoir “The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine” is worth reading because the attitude of this Palestinian from an old, established Gaza family is not what we might expect, given his experiences during the Second Intifada (September 2000-February 2005).

Mel Brooks has said, at various times and in various ways, the best way to get back at Hitler is to ridicule him, and Brooks certainly did exactly that in his comedy “The Producers.” Now New Zealand-born  director/writer/comedian Taika Waititi takes his crack at ridiculing Nazis and Adolf Hi…

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019

As a well-respected physician, innovative medical school professor and award-winning researcher in the mechanisms of insulin secretion, Stanley Misler has had quite a career in the sciences. But since a 2015 retirement from his work as a nephrologist — a kidney specialist — he’s also proved …

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