I didn’t watch Sunday night’s Miss America pageant. I was caught in a loop somewhere between Breaking Bad, Sunday night football and baseball. Actually, I didn’t even know it was on. I only learned of it when the pageant made national news Monday morning—and not exactly for the right reasons. […]Read more ›
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The Louisville men’s basketball team wasn’t the only squad trying to make history last week. The Louisville women had a shot at making their school the second to win both the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championships in the same season. However, from the way the media covered March Madness, […]Read more ›
Is Johnny Depp a publisher? Woody Guthrie a novelist? House of Earth is the first release by Depp’s publishing company, Infinitum Nihil— a Harper Collins imprint. However, it is not his first literary foray. Depp, close friend to the author, discovered Hunter S. Thompson’s long-abandoned manuscript of the The Rum […]Read more ›
On Thursday, Feb. 21, acclaimed author Jane Yolen spoke as the first guest in the English department’s 2013 Children’s Literature Series. Yolen has worked on a multitude of books for all ages, including picture books, poetry, fantasy, nonfiction, cookbooks and books about writing. She has even been called “The American […]Read more ›
On Tuesday, Feb 12. The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it recommends dropping wrestling from the Summer Games beginning in 2020. Amherst College Wrestling Head Coach Eddy Augustin described the announcement as, “a major shock for the wrestling community. I don’t think there’s ever been […]Read more ›
Last year the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding, and this year marks the 95th year of its cookie-selling program. Each year, the cookie-selling season runs from Jan. through April, and this year the Girl Scouts have made several changes to their business.Read more ›