I compare my stance on the Olympics to my old stance on early recruiting. Originally, I didn’t have an impassioned opinion on early recruiting because I saw it as an issue that effected relatively few programs and families, and because I thought there was comparatively little harm done to those families and programs that did partake in early recruiting. My thoughts on early recruiting changed when I started to see evidence that seventh and eighth graders were prematurely quitting lacrosse because they weren’t on the track to be offered as a ninth grader.
At age 5, Morris Kaunda Michael fled with his family from war torn Sudan for a refugee camp in northern Kenya. Now he is graduating fromColumbia Engineeringwith an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and planning to go to medical school. One day, Michael says, he’ll return to his home country which he has not seen in 17 years to help the Sudanese as others have helped him..
Oh well, PSU drops three slots to 9 and Princeton returns to my poll for the first time in weeks at 20. (mytwokeepers) No. Nine (9). Simba looked at me, gave me his signature smile and sniffed and licked my hand. It was love. I pointed to him and told the handler, like to walk this one, please.
Google describes its much debated Glass device as “an extension of you”. An interesting choice of words: it was Marshall McLuhan the Canadian communications guru of the sixties given a posthumous lease of life by the digital age who half a century ago dubbed media as “the extensions of man”. Now, on a summer afternoon in King’s Cross near the UK “home base” for Google’s intelligent eyewear, this latest extension is perching on my nose.
A few days ago some friends on Facebook were debating the issue of wedge sneakers. A fashion do? Or a fashion don’t? The Academie has put some considerable thought into the issue and believes quite firmly that this urban chic and comfy footwear is definitely a “do”, but like many style trends it must be approached with some care. These shoes are supposed to look a little “street” and a little bulky so it is important to pair them with a skinny and clean leg.
China’s growing middle class is splashing record amounts of cash on foreign holidays, boosting economies as far apart as Japan and Iceland. Chinese tourists spent $215 billion abroad last year, 53% more than in 2014, according to a report from the World Travel Tourism Council. That’s more than the annual economic output of Qatar, and Chinese tourists are now spending way more than anyone else, including Americans..