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I Kill Therefore I Am

By Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, November 9

… wrote, in the wake of 9/11, a remarkable book, still untranslated, called Dostoevsky in Manhattan, in which he insisted that modern terrorism, including Islamic terrorism, is nihilist before it is religious and even before it is political. 164 more words

Finding Maggie

I heard my first family tale about Maggie about a decade ago.  Living in Clarksville, TN during the mid-to-late 1800’s, Maggie was allegedly the sister of a minister that ran a saloon and “house of ill repute”.  1,075 more words


Padua blanks Friends in field hockey

Marissa Sipala scored two early goals, the second on an assist from Molly Bobjak, and the Padua defense made it stand up for a 2-0 victory over Wilmington Friends on Tuesday in the opening round of the DIAA Field Hockey Tournament at Caravel’s Bob Peoples Stadium. 317 more words


Ursuline outlasts Friends in 5 sets

MILLTOWN – Volleyball is a game of momentum, and Ursuline had none of it going into the fifth set on Tuesday night.

But the Raiders won the first four points of that decisive set, shrugged off two Wilmington Friends comebacks and pulled out a 15-12 victory for a 3-2 win in the quarterfinals of the DIAA Volleyball Tournament at St. 555 more words


Snippets: Savouring Latin America at Conrad Centennial Singapore Oscar’s restaurant

What’s the theme: From 5 November to 4 December 2015, Oscar’s restaurant at Conrad Centennial Singapore will be running the “Savouring Latin America” buffet them to showcase the highlights of Latin America cuisine. 159 more words


It's good to be spectral

Here’s a nice little theorem in rigid analytic geometry.

Theorem. Let be an affinoid rigid space, with a closed analytic subset and an admissible open subset containing .   252 more words


Conrad upsets Cape, Wildcats top Tigers in DIAA action

LEWES – Conrad more than proved it belonged in the DIAA Volleyball Tournament on Thursday night.

The Redskins – the last team in the tournament as the 24th seed – erased an early deficit, settled down and swept all three sets from No. 1,295 more words