Cano has been honored as the outstanding student in a number of subjects, as well as a top library worker, volunteer and highest-ranking freshman GPA. He is the president of Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish National Honor Society, and vice president of PALS, Silent Hands and the Science National Honor Society. … [Read more...] about Here are this year’s Majestic Court winners
Tonight I’m working at the one in Cortez, Colorado, a town technically near the mountains but not at all like the kind of hippy-dippy mountain towns I’d lived in during my twenties. No ski bunny billionaires or pothead adrenaline junkies would ever set a plastic boot here. Nor would Phish or Widespread Panic be welcomed. Besides this diner and the Walmart Supercenter I’ll crash outside of later tonight, there ain’t much more to this podunk town than maybe cattle and the alfalfa grown to feed them. As a former raft guide on the Rio Grande, it’s hard not to judge the shit out of the people behind the industry that is both draining and poisoning all our rivers, but seeing them sitting around me, chatting with their loved ones over a stack of pancakes, I realize I’m a big ole bitch blaming them instead of runaway capitalism for the demise of our planet. … [Read more...] about Eating at Denny’s. Sleeping at Walmart. What Could Go Wrong?
The EU has been stung by the unraveling of its geopolitical pet project, the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with global powers to make sure that Tehran doesn’t produce nuclear weapons. Trump two years ago decided to turn against the deal co-brokered by his predecessor, Barack Obama, and Iran has responded by saying it would ignore some of deal’s demands. … [Read more...] about EU Mired In Squabble Over Who Should Pay to Cover Lost British Money
#2 Baylor 69, Oklahoma St. 42: Te’a Cooper scored 15 points to help lead the visiting Bears (23-1, 12-0 Big 12) to a dominating victory over Oklahoma State (14-11, 5-8). It was the 16th straight triumph for Baylor and its 53rd consecutive Big 12 regular-season win, as well as the 599th of coach Kim Mulkey’s career. … [Read more...] about Clemson’s John Newman III makes Louisville’s bad week worse
(Red Sox fans will be interested to see this tidbit: “Beltran played for the Yankees during the 2014, ’15 and ’16 seasons before joining the Astros in ’17. But it was Beltrán who, according to multiple sources, told the Astros that their sign-stealing methods were ‘behind the times.'” It’s largely irrelevant, considering MLB really didn’t enforce proper protocols on use of the video replay room until 2017, but it will nevertheless add to the internet fodder.) … [Read more...] about Hurley: New Report Stressing Carlos Beltran, Alex Cora As Main Drivers Behind Astros’ Cheating Scandal Is Difficult To Fully Believe