Monthly Archives: September 2015

Impatient? Me?

Apparently. Advertisements

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The 2015-16 NHL season will end with the Stanley Cup being hoisted by the…

…well, let’s see what I think. Then tell me what you think. EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic: Tampa Bay, Montreal, Ottawa, Detroit, Florida, Boston, Buffalo, Toronto: The top two teams in this division might be the two best in the National Hockey League. … Continue reading

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OMG! The Pope met with Kim Davis during his U.S. visit!

In the minds of many people, the narrative about Pope Francis exploded when news broke that he had met with the Kentucky clerk who has refused to sign marriage licenses for gay couples during his recent U.S. visit. The narrative of … Continue reading

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Putin: My time as president might be winding down

The Moscow Times has the details. It was not the first time Putin had been asked about the possibility of him entering the presidential race for a fourth time in 2018. The Wall Street Journal cited him as telling foreign journalists in 2012 that he considered the prospect of it … Continue reading

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Adjunct instructor refuses loyalty oath, quits

Inside Higher Ed has the story. James Sallis, a novelist who may be the most famous faculty member at Phoenix College, has for many years taught as an adjunct at the community college. But he told Phoenix reporters Tuesday that … Continue reading

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Who’s watching cable news?

This excerpt comes from today’s Media Bistro “Morning Media Newsfeed”: It was good to be the Fox News Channel in Q3 2015. The network, for the first time ever, placed first among all basic cable channels in prime time for … Continue reading

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A group of Robert Morris University students goes to Nicaragua and…

…what they experience changes their lives. This video offers a glimpse of what a commitment to service learning and caring can do. It was shot in November 2013. Full disclosure: Dr. Carl Ross, who has led almost 90 such trips to … Continue reading

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