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Mediatwits #112: Unplugging
In a single day, the average American spends eleven hours with digital media. With so many ways to stay connected, it can be difficult to power down the screen and engage with the world beyond it.
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7 hrs ago
Alabama by the Numbers: Where is income inequality the greatest?
Income inequality increasingly has become a hot-button political issue in the United States, as wages stagnate among the bottom half of earners and a super-charged stock market delivers new wealth to the top 20 percent.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
UT names School of Journalism director
R.B. Brenner, a former editor at The Washington Post now with Stanford University's journalism program, has been named director of the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication.
Top 5 things to do in Muskegon this weekend: Symphony, circus and more
Violinist Chee-Yun will join the West Michigan Symphony for its annual Beethoven and Blue Jeans concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts.
FAMU Alumnus Amir Windom is Man Behind the Music that Makes the World 'Happy'
If you've found yourself nodding your head and tapping your feet to the music in movies like "Despicable Me 2" or television shows like "Being Mary Jane" on BET, then you may have been listening to some of the music supervision work of FAMU alumnus Amir Windom.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Moving and shaking
UCLA Holocaust historian Saul Friedlander has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Dan David Prize.
Women's History Month: Entertainer Eartha Kitt
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of The Bully Pulpit, Doris Kearns Goodwin describes three fascinating women of the Progressive Era.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Scouts elect new council president
At the February executive board meeting of the Chief Cornplanter Council, the council nominating committee brought Mike Barrett's name for considetation to be the 38th Council President of the Chief Cornplanter Council, Boy Scouts of America, replacing Sean Ellsworth in that position.
Officials across Iron Range hopeful but worried about Essar project
Years ago, there was elation in the air. An area long gripped by high unemployment and dotted with abandoned mines was about to make a big comeback.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
HACC, California University of Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College name graduates
Students at local universities have recently received degrees during fall and winter graduations.
The Globe and Mail
Before 12 Years a Slave: How Steve McQueen's visual-artist past...
Director Steve McQueen poses in the press room with the award for best picture for "12 Years a Slave" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Family still looking for justice after Faye Carter died at QEH in 2008
Faye Carter enjoys a memorable moment with her two sons, Greg, left, and Jamie. Her family has been left with many questions following her sudden death at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in November 2008.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Speech therapy under threat as councils withdraw funding
SPEECH and language therapy services for children and adults in Scotland with learning difficulties are coming under "extraordinary stress", a report has warned, as some councils may have to axe their funding completely.
#XLDissent: Students Overtake DCto Demand Climate Action
Day of student-led action kicks off with a rally in Georgetown before over a thousand demonstrators march to the White House.
Top 5 things to do in Muskegon this week: 'Bluffton' exhibit opening, Irish party and more
The Muskegon Museum of Art's newest exhibition, "Bluffton, My Summers with Buster Keaton," will open on Thursday, March 6. The exhibit features original illustrations of the graphic novel of the same name, written by Pennsylvania-based artist and Newberry Medal-winner Matt Phelan.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
WMU Theatre Professor Greg Roehrick, 60, left his mark on Southwest Michigan theater design
Greg Roehrick, 60, an award-winning Western Michigan University theater professor who had a large presence in the Southwest Michigan performing arts world, died Feb. 25. Roehrick, who taught design and technical production courses at WMU since 1978, served as scenic designer for more than 125 University Theatre productions.
The race for Senate: Republican assemblyman declines to run
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, pictured in this January 2010 file photo, has decided against running for U.S. Senate.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
House Theatre Extends Rose and the Rime Through 3/23
The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the extension of their all-ages original play, Rose and the Rime, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., through Sunday, March 23. The play is created by Company Members Chris Matthews , Jake Minton and Artistic Director Nathan Allen, who is also the production's director, ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Who's who of Clinton World
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington.
Courtney Lewis Named Assistant Conductor of New York Philharmonic's 2014-15 Season
Courtney Lewis, age 29, has been named New York Philharmonic Assistant Conductor beginning in September 2014.