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In Memory of Garry Shandling: 1949-2016

Known for his dry and often biting wit, Shandling made his mark on late 1980s-1990s cable television with It’s Garry Shandling’s Show followed by the even more popular The Larry Sanders Show. One of Johnny Carson’s favorite guest hosts, Emmy-winner Shandling excelled, though, at stand-up, where his low-key, sardonic approach to humor¬†won him fans around […]

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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Who Won the Pick The Winners Contest?

This year, our annual Oscars Pick the Winners contest had a record-setting 183 entries.¬† It was a tough year, with a surprise in the Supporting Actor category (Bridge of Spies’ Mark Rylance upset favorite Creed‘s Sylvester Stallone) and with Spotlight edging out The Reverant to take home the Best Picture trophy. Thanks to all who […]

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College Planning: An Inside Look

special guest post by Maria Hernandez. I started thinking about college when I entered middle school because I saw education as the means by which I could help my family. As a freshman, I tried to prepare myself for college by enrolling in the honors classes offered by my high school. Even though I knew […]

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Make History This Thanksgiving

Can you tell me a little bit about your childhood? What were you like as a child? Whether traveling to visit distant relatives for a grand feast or hosting them at home with takeout, Thanksgiving is a prime opportunity for multiple generations of families to spend time talking together. Some of that time is sure […]

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