Petula Dvorak

05/28/2015 - 4:52pm

    They moved into their low-slung Florida home on Memorial Day, 37 years ago.

    And the first thing Joe did was dig a hole for a flagpole, right near the carport. He was a Navy veteran, survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the rock Mary...

04/02/2015 - 1:57pm

    Thomas Jefferson's university was founded in 1819 as an auspicious institution, an "academical village" surrounding a building modeled after the Roman Pantheon with a strict honor code and a deep commitment to traditions and public service....

03/19/2015 - 3:40pm

    We had keggers.

    We smoked, cursed and raised holy hell.

    There were unseemly hookups. Late-night capers. Lots of failing grades.

03/19/2015 - 2:44pm

    One nearly universal truth in the adult transgender world: When someone finds their true selves, that's often when everyone else leaves.

    That's how it happened for Lazema Mills, 30.

03/12/2015 - 8:19pm

    The announced closing of Sweet Briar College is a sign of how far we've come, how antiquated the idea of a women's school is and how close we are to absolute parity and equality for women.


03/12/2015 - 8:03pm

    We take our shoes off at the airport, strip for metal detectors at public buildings and back away from our decreasingly free and open society all in the name of fear.

    But sledding? Sledding?! No...

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