Forget about the accolades for a minute. Forget about the Big East Championships or the Sweet 16 appearance this Friday night. Forget about the top 10 national ranking. Forget about the Big East Player of the Year that looks like a lottery pick, or the two McDonald’s All-Americans set to […]
While attending school at Greenville College in Illinois, Augustana frontman Dan Layus failed piano — twice. Professor Kwon, Layus’s instructor, never much cared for the fact that he couldn’t read sheet music. After enrolling in a pair of music theory courses — and flunking both of them — Layus gathered […]
Kirov Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Kennedy Center, performances through Sunday.
Have we reached the conclusion that the BCS system is dumb yet? Of course we have. We reached that conclusion in 2003 when the system that was supposed to give the nation a definitive collegiate champion failed to supply us with a consensus winner. That year LSU (BCS champion) and […]
Chill on the Hill Bar Tour
Check it. This is a nice time of year to get away. Get outside, breathe the air and just kick back and relax. That’s probably why Jody decided to hit the high seas on vacation this week and leave the rest of the News-Press staff to languish in envy and […]