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Monday Apr 14 | Courier News

At 89, Kendall Park's Ernest Reock Jr. continues as go-to resource for N.J. government

Taking day trips, playing shuffleboard or idling the days away was not how Ernest Reock, Jr. envisioned his retirement from Rutgers' Center for Government Services in 1992.


Related Topix: Kendall Park, NJ, Rutgers University, Belleville, NJ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Wesleyan students choose 'Open Hillel'

The statement issued April 2 was signed by three current Jewish student leaders and nine former Jewish student leaders at Wesleyan University in Connecticuit.


Related Topix: Wesleyan University

Columbia Spectator

Plan to translate Barnard commencement falls short of student expectations

Barnard's senior class Vice President Nikki Weiner and President Stephanie Fernandez, both BC '14, asked the administration to translate Barnard commencement addresses, but said they were unhappy with the compromise.


Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Barnard College

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Interview with Ben Scheweigert, candidate for Hennepin County Commissioner

The major municipal elections in Minneapolis have wrapped up and the City Council has a new batch of members for the new term.


Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Learning Disabilities Champion Patricia Latham to Deliver Beacon College Commencement

This year's commencement speaker at Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida, will be Patricia Latham, Immediate Past President of the Learning Disabilities Association of America and a founding member of Beacon College.


Related Topix: Beacon College, Leesburg, FL, University of Chicago


Cabrini golf finished second at Swarthmore Quad

The Cabrini men's golf team opened their 2014 season on Tuesday, April 1st at the Swarthmore Quad at Rolling Green Golf Course.


Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Philadelphia University

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Business Journal

Swarthmore removing the 'r' and three other hilarious April Fools pranks

When I read the news that Slice Communications was starting its own restaurant to deal with the high demand of people thinking they were a pizza parlor, I raised an eyebrow.


Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Life, Food, Pizza, Rutgers University

Thu Mar 27, 2014


The March Madness That Is Women's History Month

Not to beat a dead nag, but this is certainly the month that keeps on giving. As previously posted here, Women's History Month brought us Sheryl Sanford's national Ban Bossy campaign, wherein the public was exhorted to stop using the other B-word, lest there be hurt feelings or worsea We also had the We Nag You, Because We Love You campaign.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

Sys-Con Media

GfK Appoints Richardson as Leader of Human Resources in North America

Jacqueline Richardson, an executive with over 20 years of experience in professional services firms, has joined GfK as Regional Director and Executive Vice President of Human Resources in North America.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

Feminists say Body Mass Index measure is a Reagan White Supremacy conspiracy

A recent article in The Nation touched off a debate about the role white privilege plays in online feminism.


Related Topix: Activism

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

PW Talks with Michael Marissen: A Tainted 'Messiah'?

In 2007, Michael Marissen wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times , contending that the "Hallelujah" chorus of Handel's Messiah contained an undercurrent of anti-Judaism.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism

Fri Mar 21, 2014


Haig Boyadjian Bequeaths $750,000 To Armenian EyeCare Project

HAIG BOYADJIAN BEQUEATHS $750,000 TO ARMENIAN EYECARE PROJECT Thursday, March 20th, 2014 Haig John Boyadjian First Regional Eye Clinic Named in His Honor IJEVAN, Armenia--Always believing in the vital importance of vision and eye care, Haig John Boyadjian ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Travel, Europe Travel, Armenia Travel, Swarthmore, PA, Tufts University, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army

The Daily News Leader

Henry Myers

A grandfather, professor, and farmer, he leaves behind wife Nancy; sister Margaret; children, Theresa, Daniel, Lisa, and Allen; and seven grandchildren.


Related Topix: Boston University, Brandeis University, Churchville, VA, Middlebrook, VA, James Madison University


Lewis Shuster Joins HTG Molecular Diagnostics Board of Directors

Mr. Shuster is CEO of Shuster Capital, a strategic and operating advisory firm to life science company executives and investors based in Encinitas, California.


Related Topix: Encinitas, CA, Stanford University