Sticking Point in Peace Talks: Recognition of a Jewish State nyti.ms/1dV7cTcRead more
Today I attended UCO’s Veterans Day Service in honor of the men and women that have fought and continue to fight in our armed forces. As I stood next to my boyfriend and the assembled war heros, families, and friends, the UCO band begun to play the national anthem. I raised my hand to my [...]Read more
This is an excerpt from a story that will appear in our Spring 2013 issue of New Plains Review.
This is a beautiful place.
I imagine you, sitting here beside me, as I watch a snowy egret high-stepping along the beach with one eye on me and the other searching for his next meal. When the sun [...]
UPDATE: The UNESCO web page has updated this year’s events.
The NEW themes we will explore this year:
Ensuring the Safety of Journalists and Media Workers
Combating Impunity of Crimes against Press Freedom
Press Freedom class: Go to the website and read about the themes.
About Press Freedom Day
About the World Press Freedom Prize
Video of World Press Freedom Day [...]
This year, World Press Freedom Day will be held on Friday, May 3. UNESCO will hold a meeting in Santiago, Chile, which ranks 80th on the Press Freedom Index. Click here to read about the meeting.
The World Press Freedom Prize will be given to a journalist who embodies this spirit of the day. Click here [...]
NYTimes: U.S. Inaction, Mideast Cataclysm? Issue not to be resolved by inaction or status quo mind set. nyti.ms/11MRTsZRead more
Today is America’s Day, a moment to celebrate the values made real through the combined efforts of generations to live the promise.Read more
So, I was chastised for not carrying around the tablet all day, but that’s only because I wouldn’t have been using my laptop while all over campus today either. I decided to do my regular evening catch up work solely on the tablet and see what happened.
I came home and used vpn to access my work desktop [...]
So far, I am really liking this tablet. I have never actually played with a tablet before and this is going to be much, much handier than lugging around a laptop. I think being able to touch the screen will take some getting used to, but I have been able to do everything that [...]
May 3, 2012 is World Press Freedom Day. It is hosted by UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/flagship-project-activities/world-press-freedom-day/homepage/
Check out the winner of the World Press Freedom Prize and the events to be held. If you are in my Press Freedom Class, we’ll discuss a project to commemorate Press Freedom Day.