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It Boyles Down to the Word “Talent”

So Britain has another ‘underdog’ to cheer on. Susan Boyle is a similarly unlikely ‘star’ as Paul Potts was when he sang his first song on the “Britain’s Got Talent” show, although she seems to be less shy and tries to overcome her insecurity with some awkward moves. But the powerful ‘ugly duckling turns into [...]

Girls at an American High School

If you want an inside look at an American high school, with special emphasis on how girls are doing, then have a look at this article in today’s New York Times
Here’s how it begins:

NEWTON, Mass., March 31 — To anyone who knows 17-year-old Esther Mobley, one of the best students at one of the best [...]