Monthly Archives: November 2015

Editorial: Melissa Click must keep her job

Writing in the St. Louis American, one university lecturer defends University of Missouri’s Melissa Click. Beyond her rights as a professor – rights popularly asserted in defense of other harangued academic figures, from conservative Mike Adams to radical Cornell West … Continue reading

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You are safe

You’ve nothing to hide. Therefore, you’ve nothing to fear. You’ll be left alone.

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Let’s cheat. What could possibly go wrong!

The New York Times examines what happened when lying, cheating and trickery were uncovered inside one community college’s basketball program. Their coach, the bearded, husky Tyrone Mushatt, now 43, walked on court to receive the victor’s plaque. He closed his … Continue reading

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What if I told you…

…that you might be able to live until you were 120? The Vancouver Sun examines why such a notion might not be fantasy. Scientists now believe it is possible to stop people growing old as quickly and consign diseases such … Continue reading

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One HBCU’s slow demise continues

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the details. A regional accrediting body has placed financially-ailing Cheyney University on probation, citing “insufficient evidence” that the state-owned university and historically black college meets the body’s standard for institutional resources. The action by the Middle … Continue reading

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Rugby legend Lomu laid to rest; former teammates perform the haka in his memory

Here’s the video. Lomu passed away about two weeks ago. Here are details on his career.

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So, which team won the 103rd Grey Cup?

Ask my 16-year-old.

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