Archive for January 2013

Am I the only one excited for the inauguration?

Am I the only one excited for the inauguration?
Okay, I’m exaggerating. I know I’m not the only one excited for the President’s second inauguration, but I’m getting tired of people saying that attendance for this event will be significantly less than in 2009. I’m in my mid-30’s and seven years ago I thought I’d never see a black President in my lifetime. For... Read more »

Happy New Year: Northwestern Finally Won a Bowl

Happy New Year: Northwestern Finally Won a Bowl
On the first day of the New Year, my alma mater, Northwestern University, ended a 64-year drought by winning the 2013 Gator Bowl. I started at Northwestern in 1994. I picked NU for the rich academic curriculum, distinguished Radio/Television/Film program, and proximity to home. (I wanted to go away, but not be too far from... Read more »