For the fourth time in five years, Whitworth University was named a top school in the country on CollegesofDistincton.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities appealing to students’ unique and varied interests. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators, and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality, according to a news release.
Some of you are going to applaud us for bringing a Pagan writer onboard, and some of you are going to be less than pleased. But let me remind you of our mission to be "a gathering place for non-sectarian coverage of faith and values news from the Spokane area."
Ongoing violence in Nigeria has exacerbated tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians. Nigeria has equal numbers of Christians and Muslims, and 92 percent of the country's population says they pray every day, according to a 2010 poll by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.