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FRUIT SAVES LOCAL MAN FROM WRATHFUL RAM BUT APPELLATE COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF THE RAM

Chief Justice Laurel Siddoway and the Washington state court of appeals ruled Wednesday that the owner of a ram would not be held liable after the ram attacked an 82 year old man and was stopped only by projectile cantaloupes thrown by a passing woman. The victim Jay Rhodes, local farmer, suffered a broken shoulder … Continue reading FRUIT SAVES LOCAL MAN FROM WRATHFUL RAM BUT APPELLATE COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF THE RAM

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American Dental Assoc. and scandal? Not 2 words very fiercely associated – until now.

Earlier this year, Jeff Donn of the Associated Press single-handedly wrecked the heck out of the practice of flossing, and the story went absolutely viral. According to an interview between Donn and the Poynter Institute, over 150 organizations picked up the news after it first broke at the AP. The initial story grew out of … Continue reading American Dental Assoc. and scandal? Not 2 words very fiercely associated – until now.

Unpacking DeLand’s SoNY District 

"Vintage, design, antiques, gifts, oddities, local art, wine and beer"   Capital "s," small "o," capital "n" capital "y." An international Japanese electronics corporation, stylized to circumvent casual usage restriction? Is it a self-aware pun? Oh, we're so New York. What secrets does the referent of this corner lot vintage store hold? It turns out … Continue reading Unpacking DeLand’s SoNY District 

HOPE (humans of presidential election)

"[Without mentioning his political leanings] I feel like this election will impact me in a negative format, you could say. In my work career and my academic career as well. I work in computers. Passing stricter legislation on cyber security and computer networking could hurt me in my field I think, in the future. And … Continue reading HOPE (humans of presidential election)

Preview: An Interview w/ Nick Saffan

An excerpt of my interview with Nickolas Saffan, the current director of student media, on Monday, Oct. 24. He discusses some aspects of the coming shifts and hopes of student media, elaborates on his role as director especially in this critical year.  https://youtu.be/KUZLF4YOZJU Abbreviated/half-transcript: Q: (00:10) In what ways would you say that the position … Continue reading Preview: An Interview w/ Nick Saffan

An Afternoon of Literature and Intersectionality

This Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the Stetson Room, Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown kicked off the flagship event for the university's READ series, featuring "Americanah" by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The novel is a rumination on race and identity from the viewpoint of an African in America, and was offered free to students … Continue reading An Afternoon of Literature and Intersectionality