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  • Blizzard's fury was no match for young looove

    Blizzard's fury was no match for young looove
    The Doctor is in. "A grand slalom-like drive in the dark through the Rocky Mountains was the weekend routine for my then-new boyfriend Fred in the winter of our courtship," wrote Sue Lucrezi of Lower Saucon Township. "After working 60+ hours a week as...
  • Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media

     Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media
    At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...
  • Business Insider names W&M top public college with smartest students

    Business Insider names W&M top public college with smartest students
    The College of William and Mary, which has often billed itself as an "Ivy League caliber" public school, has landed in the No. 1 spot on BusinessInsider.com's list of public colleges with the smartest students. The list, published Monday, is based on...
  • An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85

    An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85
    Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time. After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...
  • CNU's Tra Benefield leaves enduring legacy

    CNU's Tra Benefield leaves enduring legacy
    For John Krikorian, the revelation occurred in a University of Virginia auxiliary gym in his first scrimmage before his first season as men's basketball coach at Christopher Newport. Ten or fifteen minutes into the scrimmage versus Washington & Lee,...
  • McDonnells indicted; federal indictment excerpts

    McDonnells indicted; federal indictment excerpts
    Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted today by a federal grand jury on 14 counts related to the gift scandal that embroiled his administration in its last year. Our initial coverage is here. We'll use the space below to excerpt the...
  • Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife indicted

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife indicted
    RICHMOND — Federal prosecutors filed criminal corruption charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on Tuesday, saying they used his office for their own gain. Hours later, McDonnell accused prosecutors of a false and...
  • McAuliffe rolls out more appointments

    The governor's office sent out a list of new appointments this afternoon. Nothing stands out as controversial or particularly newsy, but there are some important positions. Full list pasted from the governor's press release below. Malbon is Hampton...
  • McDonnell, Hamilton cases shows a state out of step on ethics

    In one case, a key step across the line came when a powerful state legislator from Newport News bumped into a state Senate staffer by a Capitol Square elevator; in the other, it came when a newly elected governor's wife yearned for a designer dress for an...
  • Hampton Roads writing resources

    Hampton Roads writing resources
    Below is a listing of writing groups and organizations (local, regional and national), as well as conferences and other resources. (List compiled by Features Editor Felicia Mason, supplemented by Leah Price.) Hampton Roads Writers’ Organizations...
  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...