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Growing up in Berkeley, California, meant that I was exposed to higher education even before I entered college in 1961. The experience was in some ways like being a college student, but also had some interesting twists. 2,083 more words

H.S. Roundup: Burch and Sela lead Beacon tennis to victory

Mason Burch and Kellen Sela defeated Grant McKee and Nat Rigney, 6-4, 6-3, in the deciding second doubles match to lead the Beacon boys tennis team in a 4-3 win over host Ossining High School. 420 more words


Indy 500 presenting sponsor has long ties to race

Luis Alvarez came to Indianapolis in the late 1960s as a Cuban immigrant, and one of his first jobs was in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s facilities department. 603 more words


A Bad Day in the Cretaceous

We didn’t go there on our visit to the South Island, but we weren’t too far away.

And it’s an interesting story that might someday be repeated and lead to our demise. 1,272 more words

Moving To New Zealand