Juvenile book author Walter Dean Myers writes stories troubled teens can identify with. He knows their world because he once was one of them.
Columbia University women are outraged that Obama will deliver the commencement address at Barnard College, the neighboring women's school. Some accuse Barnard women of wanting to bed and wed 'their' Columbia men. Why do women still define themselves in terms of men?
Paul Mankiewicz wants to harness wastewater to make things grow.
The irreverent comedian, who died June 22, was interviewed by the Monitor in 1973 after a transitional time for his standup routine in which, he says he had discovered his true character - himself.