July 29, 1798 – Birth date of Carl Blechen (full name Carl Eduard Ferdinand Blechen). He would become one of the most important German Romantic landscape painters of the early 19th century, but his life would be cut short by serious mental illness. 282 more words
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Australian media tends to be either tragically underwhelming or completely overdramatic, so it was a pleasure to see a very well balanced and carefully worded piece titled, … 108 more words
Read this New York Times Editorial in which Veronica Escobar, the El Paso County Judge, tries to provide a counterpoint to the hysteria we’re hearing from politicians–Democrat and Republican–about immigration, enforcement, and the current refugee situation on our Southern Border.
Four members of an Ethiopian track team were reported missing Saturday morning in Eugene where they competed in the IAAF World Junior Championships.
“The individuals left campus ahead of the rest of the team,” said Julie Brown, University of Oregon spokeswoman. 55 more words