BYU volleyball: women spikers rake in WCC postseason awards
The BYU women?s volleyball team captured three individual 2014 All-West Coast Conference honors, the league announced...
Gillian: Her story of inspiration
She is the epitome of the mature student. After entering the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill at age 40, Gillian Downes-Alleyne was able to do it all. She walked away with a first-class honours...
United Theological Seminary to Hold Advent Commencement
Bishop Marcus Matthews to speak at Dayton, OH, Seminary?s Dec. 19 ceremony. (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12336585.htm
Today in history: 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' airs
Thought for Today: ?In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.? ? Friedrich Nietzsche (NEE?-chuh), German philosopher (1844-1900).
Today In History, December 9th
Get the details on what happened on today's date in history.
The Word Guy: Here?s a usage ?whose? time finally has come
Question: In the sentence, ?None of that revenue is going to the city, whose main source of income is taxes,? is it correct to use ...
Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: Chuck Lorre, Jenji Kohan, Mike Judge on Ejaculation Shots, Awful Pitch Meetings and ...
Seven hot writer-producers ? also including Marc Maron ("Maron"), Jenni Konner ("Girls"), Mike Schur ("Parks and Recreation") and Armando Iannucci ("Veep") ? sound off on everything from how they keep their casts happy to the too-personal storylines that have permanently severed relationships. read more
First-ever Black Santa is honoured
As St Anne?s Cathedral began staging its annual Black Santa charity drive yesterday, the man who began the tradition was honoured with a permanent plaque.
Nobody Asked Me, But?No. 132; Hotel History: Ellsworth Milton Statler | By Stanley Turkel
In 1950, the hotel industry picked the late E. M. Statler as the "Hotel Man of the Half Century," even though he had been dead for 22 years. Statler's impact on innkeeping was so great, no one else even came close. While many considered Statler the premier hotel figure, he was not a typical executive. A plain, rugged man who started to work at age 9, he continued to wear $20 suits and $4 shoes ...
Billy Collins?s 1998 poem ?Marginalia? is a tribute to the things people scrawl in books??splayed footprints along the shore of the page.? Few people, Collins notes, ?have managed to graduate from college / without ever having written ?Man vs. Nature.? ? He was probably not talking about Oxford students. Judging from a society devoted to their jottings, they are more given to such observations ...