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Stigall Discusses Perceived Connection Between Allyson Schwartz, The Media And Obamacare

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chris Stigall discussed Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz’s decision to make her support for the Affordable Care Act a key issue in her campaign for Governor Wednesday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. 340 more words

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#boho dance

“For our purposes the “Boho dance” model is a perfectly apt description of the way in which, over the last twenty years, New Media Art has approached the platform of contemporary art. 118 more words

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Who says you can't go home again? Students return for NBTB 2014 at Stanford

It was the American novelist Thomas Wolfe (not to be confused with the American journalist Tom Wolfe) who once wrote that “you can’t go home again.” But students we saw at NBTB last summer are proving that adage wrong by coming back as Year 2 students, counselors-in-training, and even team leaders. 554 more words

A Note for My Readers

This post is for anyone who comes across my blog, but I am writing it keeping in mind that a number of Professors in Loyola’s English department will in a week or so be given a stack of senior theses, neatly typed up and printed out, and somewhere in the pile will be a single piece of paper with the URL that leads to this blog. 1,571 more words

Tackling the Mt. Everest of Media Studies: Kanye West

Anybody who knows me knows that I openly love Kanye West. I admit to locking myself away from the world and listening to 808s on repeat for hours. 718 more words

It's All Gonzo

There is a man, almost 30 sitting at a bland grey square table in the isolated corner room on the second floor of Rosenstock. Atmosphere’s “tryin to find a balance,” is blaring from worn yellow headphones as he stares intently at the rainbow bookshelf that has marked the room in memory. 325 more words

At Play in the Fields

Peter Matthiessen has died, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez lies stricken in a hospital bed in Mexico City. Two literary greats of my father’s generation slip quietly into the dawn. 478 more words