The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.

Articles from November 16, 1992

Anglican Archbishop Warns against Schism Move to Accept Women Priests Shakes Many, but Proponents Insist Change Was Essential
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has acknowledged that a schism in the Church of England may be triggered by last week's decision to let women be ordained to the priesthood.As a minority of clergy and laity angered by a move overturning 450 years of tradition...
An Unlikely Marriage of Forms
THE Catalan artist Joan Miro (1893-1983) arrived at the symbolic as if by surprise. He was alert to unexpected promptings and unplanned connections. The smallest thing might ignite what he called "the magic spark" of art."The cause... ," he once said...
As Students Struggle to Pay Tuition, Schools Scramble to Trim Budgets the Money Crunch: Colleges and Universities Try to Cut Costs without Lowering Quality -- but Still Tuitions Climb; That's Bad Enought for All Students, but Minorities Especially Risk Being Priced out of Higher Education
HOLLY SNIFF, who is the first person in her family to attend college, found out about making hard choices early on. "I really wanted to go out of state for school, but because of financial reasons I couldn't," says Ms. Sniff, who is now a sophomore at...
Beyond Appearances
THE parking spaces at the credit union where I do business are marked "C U MEMBERS ONLY." More than once I have thought, for a split second, that the sign said "CUCUMBERS ONLY." We all know of situations where knowing what's actually true keeps us from...
Bonn Demonstrators Press Calls to Curb Right-Wing Violence
AS if to make up for the disrupted anti-racism demonstration in Berlin Nov. 8, over 100,000 Germans descended on the much smaller city of Bonn on Saturday, protesting xenophobia and right-wing extremism in Germany.The crowd, which turned the expansive...
Brazilian President Faces Criminal Trial
ALREADY impeached for his involvement in a huge influence-peddling scandal, Brazil's suspended President Fernando Collor de Mello now faces criminal charges that could land him in jail for up to eight years.According to a 150-page formal "denunciation"...
British Analysts Give Lamont's Plan Lukewarm Reception
BRITAIN'S business leaders were cautious about an economic recovery package unwrapped last Thursday by Norman Lamont, the chancellor of the exchequer. Trade union leaders were downright hostile.But Mr. Lamont's measures have given government supporters...
`B' Schools Adapt to Meet Demand
PROSPECTIVE students are weighing the costs and potential benefits of a master of business administration (MBA) degree carefully these days.Graduates of prestigious schools still stand a good chance of landing a lucrative job after graduation. But with...
Clinton's Tough Ethics Guidelines Could Hinder Hiring, Critics Say
TAKING a cue from the voters - especially those who pulled the lever for Ross Perot - President-elect Clinton has issued a strong signal that he intends to change "business as usual" in Washington.On Friday, transition officials announced the strictest...
Colleges Define Different Market Niches at Mount Ida College Jobs Are `Job No. One' as School Offers Career-Oriented Courses to Match Student Interests
QUESTION: What kind of college offers degrees in "canine science" (dog grooming), "bereavement counseling" (running a funeral home), and "fashion merchandising" (selling clothes)? Answer: One that is prospering in hard economic times.While bigger, more...
Colleges Define Different Market Niches U. of Connecticut Seeks to Balance Research, Teaching, and Community Service in a Broad Academic Program
WITH its handsome brick buildings, rolling green lawns, and picturesque duck ponds, the University of Connecticut at Storrs looks like an idealized image of an institution of higher learning.But the placid facade hides a host of problems, ranging from...
Events
ISRAELI AND EGYPTIAN LEADERS MEET</P><P>Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres discussed ideas in Cairo yesterday to break a deadlock in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. After the meeting,...
Foley Offers Compromise on Line-Item-Veto Debate
AS governor of Arkansas, Bill Clinton had the right to strike out individual items of spending bills - a line-item veto, reports Monitor staff writer Linda Feldmann. As president, he won't get that, says House Speaker Thomas Foley (D) of Washington....
Hold off on Welfare Change
IF it does nothing else, Bill Clinton's proposal to limit Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) collections to two years should at least give pause to those who see Mr. Clinton as a middle-of-the-road Democrat committed to the status quo. A...
Israeli Retaliatory Options Limited in Fighting Hizbullah Militants
AS Israeli troops pulled back from south Lebanon over the weekend and calm returned to northern Israel after repeated barrages of Katyusha rockets, a worrying question hung over the area:How long would the tranquillity last?Israel's threatening military...
Japan Faces World Glare over Nuclear Shipment Intense Scrutiny May Delay Next Plutonium Cargoes, Nuclear Plans
INTERNATIONAL outcry against the voyage of a Japanese ship loaded with radioactive plutonium has raised new doubts in Japan about plans to create a self-sufficient nuclear energy system.The doubts were voiced by Japanese officials a week after the container...
Legacy of Reaganomics Hovers over Clinton ECONOMY
CHARGING that the current failures of the United States economy are due to "12 years of trickle-down" Reaganomics, President-elect Clinton promises a break from the Republican past.But from those looking back over the Reagan and Bush White House years...
Minorities Still Underrepresented on Campus but Not in Texts the Money Crunch: Colleges and Universities Try to Cut Costs without Lowering Quality -- but Still Tuitions Climb; That's Bad Enought for All Students, but Minorities Especially Risk Being Priced out of Higher Education
FOR generations, a university education has been an integral part of the American dream. But what happens when increasing numbers of people - many of them ethnic minorities - want to grab a piece of that dream? United States colleges and universities...
Name Game in Full Swing as a New Cabinet Looms Insiders Insist: Don't Believe What You Read, since Names of Serious Candidates Are Not Being Leaked
RON BROWN as the next secretary of state?The suave chairman of the Democratic National Committee may not have any foreign policy experience, but if he can bring the fractious Democrats together, why not the world's bitter tribes?Or what about Sen. Richard...
Philip Glass Cuts in New Directions the Composer's Eye Is Fixed on Unconquered Opera Houses and `a New Kind of Music Theater'
THE emperor who chided Mozart for composing "too many notes" would have been equally flummoxed by Philip Glass, the most celebrated pioneer of so-called minimalist music.Mr. Glass's latest opera, "The Voyage," has been attracting enthusiastic crowds...
Put the Emphasis on Teaching
CRITICISM of American higher education reached a crescendo in the 1980s, and continues on, as a report in the Monitor today notes. Americans' faith in the power of academia to form students, offer low prices, and define the knowledge worth knowing began...
Savimbi Is Not to Blame for Angola's Troubles
RECENT shocking events in Angola, once a hot arena of cold-war confrontation, portend a return to civil war. Since the Bicesse Accords were signed in Lisbon in April 1991 a cease-fire has been in effect, and elections were held on Sept. 29 and 30. The...
The Real Bottom Line
THE economy. The economy. The economy.Having been elected on themes of change and growth, President-elect Clinton enters the transition process focused on the economy. Last week Mr. Clinton announced he would create an Economic Strategy Council and hold...
The Sides of Justice in Peru
Regarding the Opinion page article "Justice: a Victim in Peru," Oct. 27: Neither of the authors has contacted, as they state, the Embassy of Peru in Washington for information on the trial of Abimael Guzman Reynoso, leader of the Shining Path revolutionary...
Three Foreign-Policy Musts for Clinton
WASHINGTON has been abuzz with the "Who?" of the next administration's foreign-policy decisionmaking. Just as important, but less discussed, are questions of "What?" "Where to?" and "With what international allies?"The election of a new president gives...
UN Stiffens Resolve on Bosnia Security Council Resolution Would Tighten Sanctions, Study Plan for Safe Havens
THE United Nations Security Council is expected to vote today to tighten economic sanctions against Serbia and Montenegro along both sea and land routes as part of its efforts to halt the fighting in Bosnia-Herzegovina.The resolution - which also calls...
US Firms Quietly Invade Japan's Computer Market
AT the popular Laox store in Tokyo's electronics district, a new Compaq desktop personal computer for sale at $1,040 is drawing an unusually large crowd. The Japanese shoppers appear to be in state of reverse sticker-shock."These PCs came out in October...
Winds of Change Buffet Academia to Meet Today's Challenges, United States Colleges and Universities Are Shifting Their Focus and Direction
THE 1990s promise to be a time of wrenching transition for American colleges and universities. A period of nonstop growth that has lasted for a century is finally grinding to a halt. With budgets declining and criticism rising, many universities - especially...

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