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Dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia.

Dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia. This weekend only.

Celebration of Writing Fall 2018

Woodward dismisses CNN’s lawsuit against the White House; Fox sides with CNN

Bob Woodward, half of the Washington Post team whose coverage of the Watergate scandal brought down the Nixon presidency, told…

Journalist Nellie Bly Began her Around the World in 72 Days Tour Nov 14, 1989

From Wikipedia: In 1888 Bly suggested to her editor at the New York World that she take a trip around the world,…

Today’s Computer Displays Distort Pixel Art Designed for 1980s CRTs

As a kid, I remember studying my CRT displays with a microscope. Each pixel that I could control with BASIC…

CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta

CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White…

Yep, it’s time to read student papers on Flannery O’Connor.

I let her tend the rabbits.

Great production of a very moving story. The production did a good job dealing honestly with the misogyny in the…

My Student Calls Out a Mental Health Stigma in a Biased Headline — But Here’s Why We Shouldn’t Blame “The Media”

This morning a journalism student told me a friend in a different class was complaining that "the media" was stigmatizing…

A study in breaking news headlines.

For the UK Guardian, the news is the words the White House used while accusing Acosta of an action caught…

Just finished a good literature class discussion on this powerful play.

Would love to teach it to healthcare students someday.

My college writing students are out making short videos responding to a prompt.

While my students are out of the room making a video, I'm quickly marking the homework that was due today.…

Trump’s war on the media is driving students to journalism

Twenty-one-year-old political science student Kieran McMurchy says he’s shocked at how quickly Trump supporters have “lost faith in pillars of…

Today’s annoying adventures of adulting: fixing the bathroom ceiling fan.

Not fun, but done.

The girl on Halloween 2018. (The boy and I were watching the 1931 Frankenstein at the library.)