When I saw Sharon’s number on my cellphone, I knew my Sophie would soon be gone from this world.
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.
As volatile as the Middle East is, and as linked to our national security, Americans should have a basic demographic understanding of its people.
The National Society of Newspaper Columnists announced the winners of its 2013-14 writing awards on June 29, at its annual four-day conference, held this year in Hartford, Conn. Independent journalist and VTDigger contributor Telly Halkias brought home the Portland (Maine) Daily Sun’s first national-level award for entries from his weekly offering, “From The Stacks,” which appears in its weekend edition.