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The Graveyard on Devil Step Island

My friend Adam and I had been planning to take his boat out on to Tims Ford Lake, and this Sunday seemed like the last possible day to do it until springtime. 493 more words

MORE: Possible Nazi and White Supremacist "Tells"

Another link to a symbol I have seen used a lot in Sonoma County. It’s the flag with the blue line. The makers of the flag are dismayed that it is being used by White Supremacist groups. 610 more words

Skin deep: Into the world of emblems

A UB graduate’s harrowing dramatization of assault couldn’t come at a better time

By David Chiodaroli
Staff Writer

In the world of Emblems, the powerful and emotionally charged screenplay by the recently graduated Rachel Jackson, victims of sexual and physical assault are branded by a telltale mark on their face. 661 more words

Arts

Damnatio Memoriae Sevaniae

A year or so ago, I had an exchange with the United Daughter of the Confederacy about the monument to CSA General Edmund Kirby-Smith on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, where I teach. 1,022 more words

Classics

Regnet Pax Omnem Per Terram

This morning’s Sewanee Elementary School assembly was a real treat–this year’s petition for peace for the Peace Pole was in Latin: “Regnet Pax Omnem Per Terram.” To prepare, Kathryn Gotko Bruce had the 4th grade students do some study on ancient Rome. 65 more words

Classics

The history of...the donkey and elephant

Democrats today say the donkey is smart and brave, while Republicans say the elephant is strong and dignified. But where do these emblems come from? 280 more words

Life