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Author Archives: Esther J. Cepeda / Syndicated Columnist

Myth of ‘healthy obesity’ debunked

CHICAGO – Here’s a cold dose of reality for people telling themselves that their extra pounds aren’t harming them:

Better education beats free college

CHICAGO – President Obama has misguidedly set his sights on giving away two years of free tu …

Many video gamers turn out just fine

CHICAGO – Parents across the land, take heart – I hear it on good account that young …

If you must shop, also give back

CHICAGO – I’ve never been drawn into Black Friday. Maybe that’s why over the years, I’ve gr …

Want to fix schools? Boost teacher ed requirements

CHICAGO – My two sons have been indoctrinated by their well-meaning public schools to believe that college is a punishingly difficult pursuit of knowledge.

Election over; time for immigration

CHICAGO – For a large segment of Hispanics, the dust-settling period following the midterm e …

Is technology instilling ignorance?

CHICAGO – A decade ago, when I was a graduate student in teacher training, a frightening thi …