Elzy Kolb

Lastest Stories by Elzy Kolb

While some churches may have trouble filling their pews, the appeal of megachurches continues to grow. The Hartford Institute for Religion Research (HIRR) defines megachurches as Protestant Christian...
A fifth of all students between 12 and 18 years of age in the country have been bullied, according to the National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice, though up to one-third of...
We’ve officially said our goodbyes to summer and it’s time to welcome the new season with open arms. With the arrival of fall comes back-to-school, event-packed days and less flexible...
It seems unfair somehow. As soon as kids go back to school, fall kicks in with some of the best weather of the year. But there’s no need to put your wanderlust on hold until there’s a break in...
The long-held notion that men, as breadwinners, should be paid more than women holding the same job has stopped being valid decades ago. The family unit has evolved with women and men sharing the...
In 1967, Stephen Stills sang the words “Paranoia strikes deep, Into your life it will creep,” in the hit song “For What It’s Worth,” which he penned for the band Buffalo...
We’ve all seen them by now: emails trumpeting back-to-school sales; the return of notebooks, backpacks and other items in every brick-and-mortar store, from the sporting goods mega market to the...
It’s hard to talk about the rainforests without an abundance of superlatives and mind-boggling statistics coming in to play. Within these unique environments exist a 300-mile-wide river (the...
The chirp of crickets. The rhythmic sounds of cicadas. The sudden, intense flicker of lightning bugs. The cute red-and-black ladybugs appearing like bright ornaments on green leaves. Summer magic!...
Midsummer — it’s time to head to the beach or the cabin at the lake or Nevada’s cavernous air-conditioned casinos. The sad truth is, too many people are not going anywhere. They’re not...
Do you think you live in a healthy community? Midwestern and Western residents who answer in the affirmative have a better chance of being correct than those who live in the East or South. Of the 25...
Americans living in big cities like New York or Los Angeles are familiar with the stress of overcrowded streets and sidewalks and the lack of parking. It’s nearly impossible to find a spot to...
The Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 killed tens of millions of people around the world, including over 670,000 Americans. The HIV/AIDS outbreak, which began in the early 1980s, has also killed nearly...
School’s out! Some new college grads will give themselves a final summer off before settling into life as a grownup. For others the job search is on in earnest, and the reality of the gap between...