Sound Studies

22 Apr 19
Sound Books

Summit Learning is a nonprofit, high-tech “customized learning” group funded by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s family charity; under the program, students are equipped with high-surveillance Chromebooks and work on their own “at their own pace” and call on teachers to act as “mentors” when they get stuck. It’s a high-tech version of student-led education, […]

22 Apr 19
Idlings

~ The Soul of the White Ant by Eugene Marais ~ As a boy I wondered: What’s so Portuguese about the Portuguese man o’ war? And what is a man o’ war anyway? No one seemed to know. Eventually I learned that a man of war was an old-fashioned naval vessel and that the creature was so […]

22 Apr 19
Cassius | born unapologetic | News, Style, Culture

CASSIUS is going to break down five exciting ideas coming down the pipeline.

22 Apr 19
Notes from a Western Life

In honor of National Cowboy Poetry Week (April 21-27, 2019), I am reprinting this blog, which was originally published July 30, 2012 on my website’s blog page. ++–++–++–++–++ Recently [July, 2012] I presented a workshop at the combined annual meeting of the Dakota Cowboy Poets Association and the Western Writers Group, held at Slim McNaught’s house […]

22 Apr 19
Marist Media Strategy, Monday/Thursday

Hannah Rice Recently in class, we have discussed social media influencers and their affect on brand awareness, building loyalty, and encouraging action. We were shown an example of DudePerfect in class in order to see the influence they have over their viewers through their trick shot videos. This was not the first time I saw […]

22 Apr 19
New Me Plus 3 at 40

“…Nineteen years ago, I sat on the floor of my apartment on a Friday night and cried.” “…Seventeen years ago, I packed a linen, maxi-length dress as I prepared to go on vacation.” “…Fifteen years go, I looked over at the person talking to me as I laid in bed, watching tv.” “…Today, I dropped […]

22 Apr 19
IndiEnvironment

The branches of the tree were shaking, as if in merriment. A chattering sound emerged, joyous, excited, carefree. It was almost like the branches shook from the weight of laughter. Before I could see them, I knew what the source of the chatter was. Rosy Starlings, here in India from Central Asia and Europe. Like […]

22 Apr 19
kaykayjabari's Blog

Youths of Northern Nigeria under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have declared they won’t accept stooge or puppet as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker. They stated Nigerians desire patriotic, selfless and experienced leaders in the 9th Senate and House of Representatives. In a terse statement in Kaduna, the Arewa Youths Forum […]

22 Apr 19

Code of silence

Introducing the general and the particular and the basis of classification Maria Reicher writes : ” Die Untersuchung beginnt mit der Frage, welcher Kategorie von Gegenständen Werke zuzuordnen sind. ” Linnaeus in 1776 trying to classify and build a System of Nature found it better to classify the Leviathan among whales rather than simply fish […]

22 Apr 19
Home of Understanding

First of all, I am really sorry that I was not present the last two weeks, but I really needed the break. I just wanted some distance from all the exhausting work for my studies. I barely passed my exams and just did not have any energy left to be either creative or productive, so […]

22 Apr 19
Jane's Melancholy Musings

Since I talked about that marriage retreat in the last couple posts I think today I will talk about women’s programs in the church.  My husband moves a lot with his job so I have been in several churches across the US at this point and most of the time they have some sort of […]

22 Apr 19
revgeary

THE SECRET OF LIFE is a sermon about the mystery of life and death preached by The Rev. Jeffrey A. Geary at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. It was inspired by a provocative piece of writing by Asian eco-feminist Jea Sophia Oh, “Seeds, Cross and a Paradox of Life […]

22 Apr 19
Wausau Pilot & Review

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Greg Asner, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) Earth’s cornucopia of life has evolved over 550 million years. Along the way, five mass extinction events have caused serious setbacks to life on our planet. The fifth, which was caused by […]

22 Apr 19
LAW AND RELIGION FORUM

Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web: At least 207 people died and up to 450 others were wounded on Easter Sunday in a series of eight bombings targeting Christian churches and hotels in three cities in Sri Lanka. Related: Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter […]

22 Apr 19
The Process of Imagination

Day in. Day out. I run my fingertips across steel bars that surround me. Each time, I create sound. Almost as if, I were circling the rim of a glass half empty. These sounds speak words. These words speak volumes. They told me to desire freedom was pointless. Day in. Day out. I see the […]