Monday, October 3, 2011



“I’m wondering why Andy Rooney is leaving his weekly post? We need writers now more than ever, especially cranky ones who use typewriters.”

—Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, Tweeting on the retirement of longtime resident “60 Minutes” curmudgeon Andy Rooney at 92,
Oct. 2, 2011

Watch the “60 Minutes” farewell to the “Grampa Moses of broadcasting” here

• Editorial Comment: Did you ever wonder why we watch him every week?

• Rooney classic: “There’s no doubt about it that dogs are nicer than people.”

The Children of Ethiopia: From the Cradle to the Grave
Matthew LaPlante, former national security reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune (now an assistant journalism professor at USU), and Tribune photojournalist Rick Egan went to Ethiopia last summer. What they saw: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1:30-2:45 p.m., TSC Auditorium, Utah State University.

Visit our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café.
New from HNC:
Logan biologist running for presidency of famine-ravaged Somalia
Opinion: Global economic meltdown worse in many ways than Cold War
USU-Eastern athletics budget lowest in state, SWAC conference


The JCOM Department at Utah State University has opened a national search for a tenure-track professor of public relations and corporate communication. Start date: August 2012. See USU HR link here for full posting and details. Email for more information.

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