FHSU’s Writing Tigers program celebrates excellence

  05/11/22 By FHSU University Communications Hays, Kan. – The Fort Hays State University Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) committee hosted an inaugural Writing Tigers recognition ceremony on May 3. The event was established to expand the culture of writing across the FHSU campus. “It was George Orwell who said, ‘If people cannot write well, they…

How Auburn celebrates 52 years of Earth Day

People have been celebrating Earth Day for more than five decades. In Auburn, the Office of Sustainability has been making efforts to celebrate the event since its inception in 2008.  “At the time, in 1970, Earth Day was the largest demonstration in American history,” said Mike Kensler, director of the Office of Sustainability. “There were…

Diocese of Ogdensburg celebrates Chrism Mass | News

OGDENSBURG — The consecrated oil Diocese of Ogdensburg priests will use to anoint the foreheads of parishioners all year long was recently blessed by the Most Reverend Terry R. LaValley in a Chrism Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ogdensburg. “The Chrism Mass is great because it is a celebration of the priesthood and the…

At IOP Forum, Harvard Celebrates 150th Birthday of Civil Rights Icon William Monroe Trotter | News

In celebration of the 150th birthday of civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter, Class of 1895, University President Lawrence S. Bacow, historian Keisha N. Blain, and family members of Trotter spoke at an IOP forum Thursday. The event, titled “Reimagining Our Radical Roots,” was co-hosted by the Center for Public Leadership’s William Monroe Trotter Collaborative…

Horror Channel Celebrates a Weekend of Classic Sci-Fi

We are, it is easy to argue, living in a golden age of science fiction film making. Whether you’re talking about the latest cinematic universe blockbuster or glossy straight-to-streaming CGI extravaganzas. And yet, sometimes it’s possible to feel like something’s missing. Sometimes you’re in the mood for a proper sci-fi movie. Something with square-jawed scientists,…

‘We have waited so long’: a cautious Tokyo celebrates cherry blossoms in shadow of Covid | Japan

After two years of pandemic-related cancellations and restrictions, Japan is again observing the time-honoured ritual of hanami – cherry blossom viewing. As the delicate pink flowers reached their peak, people who had previously avoided the crowds – or had their local viewing festivals called off – have turned out in large numbers to view Tokyo’s…