There are, of course, some campaign developments that even political-science “fundamentalists” would agree can make a difference: events like candidate debates that draw enormous attention and have been shown in the past to shift public opinion, if only at the margins. Even there, the contrast between the highly calculative, meta-prepared Clinton campaign and the seat-of-the-pants, bludgeon-the-opponent approach Trump favors, is pretty dramatic. … [Read more...] about Clinton’s Campaign Is State-of-the-Art and Trump’s Is Chaotic. But Does That Actually Matter?
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Dr. Firer is Director of Orchestra and Opera at Northern Illinois University, where he conducts the NIU Philharmonic, Opera Theatre, and teaches music courses. At NIU, Firer helped design a new Master's in Conducting degree program, and he has built a thriving graduate orchestral conducting studio. Firer is also conductor of the Northeastern Illinois University and the Chicago Chamber Music Festival. Firer led the Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra during their 50th anniversary season, which culminated a side-by-side concert with the acclaimed Minneapolis Youth Symphony. A committed educator, he was engaged as a teaching artist through the Yale University Music in Schools Initiative, providing instruction at the John C. Daniels Magnet School while serving as Music Director of the Yale-Saybrook College Orchestra. Dr. Firer has held posts as Interim Associate Director of Orchestras at the Pennsylvania State University, Summer Philharmonic Conductor at the Merit School of Music, Director of … [Read more...] about MYSO Orchestra Announces New Director & 2020-21 Season Auditions
“I would do anything to be able to play football for you again alongside my teammates and bring back a Big Ten championship to the Twin Cities. I’ll be right there cheering along this program, whenever Minnesota football resumes,” Bateman said. “Unfortunately, in light of the uncertainty around health and safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have to set my wishes aside for the wellness of my family, community and beyond.” … [Read more...] about Gophers WR Bateman skips season amid virus worries, goes pro
May 16, 2019 - Carter is released from the hospital after being admitted for feeling "faint." Her husband is released from the hospital the same day after being admitted for falling on his way to go turkey hunting. … [Read more...] about Rosalynn Carter Fast Facts
Kiz: During my vacation, I traveled by car. And most of my days were filled with 5-8 mile hikes in remote areas of Wyoming or Montana where I would not see more than two or three strangers during the course of two or three hours. We spent two nights in a bed and breakfast in Saratoga, Wyo., in which our party of four were the only guests in the house. And we spent the rest of the time in a family cabin that’s at the end of 14 miles of mostly dirt road in a gorgeous corner of Montana. We ate indoors at a restaurant once in two weeks … so, all in all, I had a very socially distanced but enjoyable time away from it all. I feel blessed. … [Read more...] about Lunch Special: Who won the Malik Beasley trade between Nuggets, Timberwolves?