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Mark Hyman
Mark Hyman is a commentator for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
by | May 17, 2011

&quo This month is the fifth anniversary of the release of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. The documentary film became a sensation among the political left, the easily impressionable segments of the public and a majority in Congress that was…

by | Mar 31, 2011

Seemingly, there is no end to what once started as a relatively straight-forward story. The U.S. Department of Education embarked on an effort to impose new regulations that would severely restrict access to various federal loans and grant programs to…

by | Jan 18, 2011

I was a recent guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. During the course of my talk I remarked to the students that I never would have imagined I would have written three columns on the topic of colleges and college…

by | Dec 14, 2010

In the past few months this columnist has authored a pair of articles (October 6 and December 1) regarding the assault on career colleges by the U.S. Department of Education. Unlike state-owned public institutions and private, not-for-profit colleges, career colleges…

by | Dec 8, 2010

The public furor over enhanced security screening policies implemented by the Transportation Security Administration has its roots in the September 11 terrorist attacks. On that date, 19 Muslim foreigners who were terrorist sleeper cells boarded four jetliners, overpowered the aircrew,…

by | Dec 1, 2010

Upon learning he and the rest the Omega Fraternity were being expelled from Faber College, John Belushi’s character in the 1978 film Animal House elicited audience laughter with the line “Seven years of college down the drain!” The fact of…

by | Nov 23, 2010

It is September 11 that immediately comes to mind when most Americans think of terrorism. Although the 9/11 attacks were indeed horrific terrorism’s first big heyday may have been the 1980s. More than 300 were killed in the 1983 bombings…

by | Oct 16, 2010

A mind-numbing number of awards are handed out each year with great fanfare. Actors, singers, athletes, activists, journalists, and countless others are lauded for their accomplishments. Occasionally, awards are given to journalists who fabricate, athletes who cheat, singers who lip-sync,…

by | Oct 12, 2010

Michael Bennet should promise to resign from the U.S. Senate. If the Colorado Democrat, appointed to the Senate in 2009 loses the November election, then he should immediately resign. In doing so, he would continue a long honorable tradition and…

by | Oct 6, 2010

The U.S. Department of Education recently conducted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that suggests the Dept of Ed will severely restrict access to various federal loan and grant programs to students attending career colleges. Unlike state-owned public institutions and…

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