Friday, March 2, 2012

Crazy Uncles

Life Is Funny
“The press is like the peculiar uncle you keep in the attic—just one of those unfortunate things.”

—G. Gordon Liddy, former Watergate burglar, talk-show host and pundit (who also said, “If I can go from burglar for the government to talk show host, you can go from entertainer to congressman.”)
Link to Today’s WORD: Crazy Uncles

• Editorial Comment: A peculiar, ranting, drooling uncle.

• Witches:
Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs from U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis D. Brandeis on the important role of free expression, “to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.” Click here.

• Faculty Wanted! The JCOM Department at Utah State is taking applications for a multimedia instructor, teaching our new required multimedia class and assisting with the Aggie TV newscast classes. For full position description, click here.

News from our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café
Despite crippling illness, artist still finds—and shares—beauty every day, By the staff of The Blue Streak
CHaSS students pitch in to help each other, tout liberal arts education, by Kristi Ottley
JCOM Scholarships for 2012-13. Deadline: April 2
USU hosts 4th annual regional public relations conference, by Allie Jeppson
Petersboro man’s ‘Just 1 can’ project helps fill food pantry’s shelves, by Josh Ruggles
Empowering women and girls can solve global poverty, author says
, by Jimena Herrero
Aggie BluePrint: 5 things you never knew we had on campus, by Lindsay Nemelka
The Blue Streak: What do students want from their candidates in 2012? by Matt Skabelund, Katie Carter, Parker Jeppesen, Julia Stock, Jessica Jolley, Adison Pace and Victoria Hepworth
The Aggie TV News Team (Feb. 22 edition). Bookmark ATV News
Ancient history not only about cave men, archeologist tells crowd, by Josh Ruggles
Prepare kids for kindergarten by reading to them, teachers say, by Tara Alvey
Mechanic can get out of his wheelchair, back under cars again, by Steve Kent
Federal budget cuts threaten Nibley’s Maple View subdivision
, by Jessica Wilkinson
‘Out of Iraq’ to bear witness those affected by war on conflict’s 9th anniversary

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Catalog here.

JCOM’s new home—The $43M USU Agricultural Sciences (and Journalism) Building. We’re packing. Moving day 3/30.

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