I was 13 when I first read Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall,” and it changed me forever.
When Pulitzer Prize-winner Joel Brinkley died of an acute illness on March 11 at age 61, the American news media lost one of its top journalists, and finest human beings.
Today, obsession with technology will squash your candidacy for a job as fast as demonstrated past proficiency with it might keep you in the running.
When Edie Karlin, 78, passed away in December from congestive heart failure, I should have known the Advocate wasn’t far behind.
With news media catching up to the Digital Age, new frontiers to explore are constantly landing on the desks of publishers and editors.
The trend in grading causes an obfuscation of two major elements in academia: potential and performance. Each is different, but student expectations in the Digital Age have changed the playing field as to how they’re viewed.
The reasons behind these deaths are varied, but one thing is certain: Devastation permeates all suicides, and more than finality, they leave behind a wake of doubt, guilt, and helplessness.
Editor’s note: This op-ed is by award-winning journalist Telly Halkias. It first appeared in the Portland Daily Sun. The 17th century French mathematician Blaise Pascal, not one to brood on emotional fuzziness, once observed that “the heart has reasons that reason cannot know.” Of course, it might have taken a scientist to philosophize such an […]
When an email falls into my inbox, the computer tolls a virtual bell — the herald of incoming news, information or inanities.