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What do we mean when we say something is a basic human right? We mean that some rights are simply universal; they are nonnegotiable.
Editorial cartoon about the IRS targeting politically conservative groups.
In George Eliot’s novel, “The Mill on the Floss,” there’s an exchange in which Maggie, the story’s main character, tells her brother Tom, “It’s a sin to be hard.”
She said this because of how Tom typically treated her when she did something wrong — like acting selfishly or going on long walks with a man her family disapproved of.
A column of mine appeared in last week’s Press about parent abuse. I received several calls from grandparents and parents exclaiming as I said. “Not my kid; no that would never happen!”, and they believed the column was about them.
To make a long story short, one of the grandmothers said it made her granddaughter look like a spoiled brat.
Walker has been positive throughout
To the editor:
To Peggy Scott, why do you even have an opinion about RTHS’s prom king. You’re from Fisher. Mr. Tatar, you used to have students that looked up to you as a role model, but I’m not so sure now.
The Rantoul Theatre Group opens its 2013 season with a murder mystery.
The graphic on the cover of the playbill for this production could make audience members think it’s a Sherlock Holmes mystery, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. But the play is far from that sophisticated type of mystery, and far from that masterful style of writing.
Editorial Cartoon by Frank Dutton.
Photo of prom ‘king’ was very disturbing
To the editor:
I am writing this response to a picture in the Rantoul Press that was very disturbing to me. The Rantoul High prom.
What is going on? Prom is usually about picking a queen and king, not two queens.
I found that disgusting.
We hear so much about child abuse on a daily basis, and as horrible as it is, it still goes on.
Have any of you heard about parent abuse?
That goes on as well, so what can be done?
An exciting event is going to happen tomorrow at Rantoul Public Library.
That’s right. Tomorrow, Thursday, May 16, the children’s summer reading program kicks off with a fun-filled open house. From 3 to 5 p.m., you will have the opportunity to register your child to participate in Have Book Will Travel.