Howard, Butler just keep winning →
ESPN.com posted an article on Butler’s star player, Matt Howard. I met this kid last summer and spent a day and a half with him. I can’t say that I know him well, but I can say that he’s very polite, very strange and very, very tall. Here are some of my favorite quotes. He’s the Academic All-American of the Year in Division I. He’s so nerdy, you look at him and...
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly...– — Sylvia Plath - The Journals of S.P (via sallycantdance) Alexa, I get why Sylvia is your homegirl. (via heshallfromtimetotime)
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Tomorrow is Match Day, the event where 4th-year medical students across the country are given their residency placements. After four years of med school, hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars spent traveling to interviews, and weeks of nervous anticipation, Evan will finally learn his/our fate for the next four years. I have my fingers crossed in hope for some good news.
A Failing City Calls In The Finance Doctor →
NPR’s All Things Considered aired a piece on the financial struggles of my hometown yesterday. There have now been 2 nationaly covered news stories on the city in the past two weeks. While I appreciate that people are addressing Reading’s problems, all of this negative attention makes me feel uneasy.
This is my hometown. I always knew that things were bad, but it feels so much worse hearing it from someone who’s an outsider. March 3: Reading, Pa., was once a destination city, buzzing with factories and overflowing with retail stores, but as NBC’s Tom Brokaw reports, today, it is a far different place. Al Boscov is a good man, by the way. I worked in one of his stores during high school.