Friday, April 20, 2012

Enough Books, Already—Now Do!

Put that Book Down

“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”

—Albert Einstein (1879-1955),
genius and doer
(Who also said,
“I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.”)

• Editorial Comment:
Those are some words for the end of a school year: There is no try, grasshopper. There is only do. Get out there.

• RERUN: In A Coma Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs about commas from NYTimes columnist Ben Yagoda? Click here.

• JCOM CELEBRATES 2012: The JCOM Department celebrates the end of a GREAT year and congratulates its Class of 2012 TODAY at 2 p.m. in the Ag Building Auditorium (#101), followed by a reception and open house of new JCOM offices and labs. Outstanding Student Awards, 2012-13 Scholarships, general hilarity in the last week of classes. Junior Emily Landeen produced this video of student feedback on the department.

News from
our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café

Weekly HNC News Roundup
Wellsville turns down request for commercial rezone, by Jimena Herrero
Aggie TV News for April 19, 2012

USU journalists dominate annual regional Mark of Excellence Awards
JCOM Prof, SLTrib Photographer Win Journalism Ethics Award
Laketown man gets August trial date for ER sex charge, by Tmera Bradley
Richmond Council approves use of building for Zumba class
, by Chris Lee
Sign up now if you want to be in Hyrum’s 4th of July parade and fest, by Tara Alvey
Aggie journalists collect 17 prizes at annual Mark of Excellence Awards, by D. Whitney Smith
Remembering the 2005 van crash victims at Ag building memorial, by Allie Jeppson
GUEST COLUMN: Obama leads the way in kindness, civility, by Helen Cannon
Should Mormons be vegetarians? Yes, says guest speaker, by Sean O’Sullivan
Search warrant for dorm room leads to three arrests, by Josh Ruggles

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Catalog here

Fang the Wonder Cat died last week, 1995-2012
Hairballs in Heaven


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