“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”
—Albert Einstein, scientist
• Editorial Comment: As I’m about to say something snotty about these kids at the beach, I realize that I'm alone at my desk emailing. Idiot.
• Yesterday’s WORD: Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs from New Yorker writer Evan Osnos on journalism’s lack of humility? Click here.
• Faculty Wanted: Join our merry band! The JCOM Department at Utah State University has opened searches for two new tenure-track faculty, a Media Generalist and a specialist in PR/Strategic Communication. Interested?
News from USU’s award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café
• 10-year-old kids making sweet music: ‘I like all the sound we make,’ by Katie Swain
• Fry Street Quartet concert honors Caine family generosity, impact, by Curtis Lundstrom
• The ribs are back! Savannah’s BBQ reopens after long hiatus, by Jessica Sonderegger
• North Logan city officials weigh benefits of boundary change, by Jonathan Larson
• Oui, merci! Providence first-graders can learn in French, come fall, by Paul Christiansen
• Aggie TV News (2/7)—World news, North Korea’s nukes? Salt Lake protest at Capitol over Utah air pollution, gays in Boy Scouts, are USU students smarter than 5th graders? sports and weather, anchored by Emily Landeen and Loren Brewer
• Richmond P&Z approves conversion of Pet Milk factory to warehouse, by Shayna Marcure
• CNN’s Jessica Ravitz comes to USU for Morris Media & Society Lecture
• 1,483 pancakes! IHOP fundraiser for kids is about giving—and eating, by Jessica Sonderegger
• AggieTV News—Plane crash ends well, winter weather & more, anchored by Katrina Warburton & Kelton Wells
• A night out at Lewiston Theater, by Shayna Marcure
• Creepy but compelling: ‘Stoker’ director connects with actors, audience, by Dani Hayes
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