Archives for Apr 1, 2017 @ 12:03

NCAA and UNC: The Story

Stewart Mandel: On May 20, 2015, the NCAA’s vice president for enforcement sent North Carolina a letter alleging lack of institutional control by the university for providing athletes special access to fraudulent African Studies courses. It noted that the practice continued unchecked for 18 years, “particularly in the sports of football, men’s basketball and women’s [Read More…]

Jason Micheli Reviews “The Fitch Option”

Jason Micheli is the author of Cancer is Funny: Keeping Faith in Stage Serious Chemo. He’s a United Methodist in Alexandria, Va, blogs at www.tamedcynic.org, and hosts the Crackers and Grape Juice Podcast.  How Resident Aliens Live: Or, the Fitch Option David Fitch’s Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines that Shape the Church for Mission On Ash Wednesday [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings, 1 April 2017

Go Julia, by Jenny McCoy: Louisiana native Julia Hawkins became a competitive cyclist at age 81. Last year at age 100, seeking a new challenge, she decided to pick up competitive running for the first time. She registered for the 50-meter dash at the Louisiana Senior Olympic Games, completing the race with a PR of 19.07 [Read More…]