I’m so done with.

August 27, 2009

I figured because we still haven’t entered that football season and the sports landscape is still seemingly barren, I would talk about the five things in sports that I am absolutely done with.

As much as I love sports, sometimes they can give me headache after headache. Read More

Big 12 South preview

August 27, 2009

Texas looks to get to the BCS championship game after watching the Oklahoma Sooners make it despite losing to Texas 45-35. The Longhorns feature one of the game’s best weapons in quarterback Colt McCoy. McCoy led the Longhorns in passing and rushing. If McCoy can repeat his performance from last season, the Longhorns will be in great position to make the championship game. Read More

Big 12 North preview

August 27, 2009

Colorado has seen a trend of underachieving seasons since winning the Big 12 North in 2005. Last season, they did not live up to high expectations and finished 5-7. This year, coach Dan Hawkins has most of his skill players back on offense but lost depth in the offensive line department. Read More

Weekend Calendar

August 27, 2009

Thursday 8/27
Wine Tasting: Presented by Private Stock Cigar and Wine Company. Spanish wine sampling and education about wine production. 7 p.m. The Tuckahoe Shopping Center. $15. 435-A N. Ridge Road. 285-3760.

Writing Show: Authors Shawna Kenney, Anne Thomas Soffee and Rodney Lofton host Nicole Anderson Ellis in a panel discussion on “Me, Myself, and I: A Conversation about Modern Memoir. Read More

‘Balliceaux’: New restaurant transports and impresses

August 27, 2009

After walking by Balliceaux several times, my curiosity grew stronger as I wondered what became of the old dungeon-like place that was once Bogart’s back room. I celebrated my 21st birthday there, ate copious amounts of greasy tater tots and, of course, watched live music. Read More

Alumna travels back to Richmond

August 27, 2009

It’s been a long journey for artist Dragana Crnjak. She’s driven from Youngston, Ohio with her husband and unborn child to set up for a show, which is part of a larger exhibition with fellow artists Leslie Van Millar and James Stroud. Eight months pregnant, Crnjak shows no signs of ill-temperament. Read More

Elections do not make good democracies, elected officials do

August 27, 2009

As the world watches to see the results of the first free election in Afghanistan, there are questions concerning how the outcome will affect the nation’s stability. Will there be election fraud? Will the Taliban try to disrupt the ballot counting?

Will the election disputes be satisfied, or will there be violent infighting between political factions? The response to these questions is that, no matter the outcome, the people are responsible for their candidates. Read More

What the Health?

August 27, 2009

It was recently revealed by American citizens at Congressman Barney Frank’s town hall meeting in Dartmouth, Mass. that Obama’s health care plan, covertly known to government agents as H.R. 3200, is actually a Nazi coup attempt against the American government. Read More

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