Off the Beaten Path: Going expedition-style on the Mendenhall wetlands name just a few. Without the thousands of people forced to kill each other for the entertainment of the masses in ancient Rome, would we have "The Hunger Games"? My emotions ran hot, then cold. I decided to make a cup of chai tea, with milk and...
Margaret Germain

...raised in a small town outside of Liverpool. In later years she traveled to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Mexico, Africa, Rome and to London where she visited with her cousin-in-law, then Prime Minister Tony Blair. She also enjoyed a trip on the...
My Turn: Discussing the importance of family

...Synod (or meeting) of Catholic bishops in Rome has been front-page news here in the...second that will convene a year from now in Rome. The purpose of the first two-week session...Alaska the questions raised this fall in Rome.Our starting point, I think, should...
Today In Sports History

Oct. 221933 - Primo Carnera retains the world heavyweight title with a 15-round decision over Paolino Uzcudun in Rome.1950 - The Los Angeles Rams beat the Baltimore Colts 70-27.1961 - Erich Barnes of the New York Giants ties an NFL record...
The end of the film era in Juneau

Inside the dim, tiny projection room at the Gold Town Nickelodeon, which is plastered with old movie posters ("Rome. Before Christ. After Fellini." reads the tagline for the 1969 Fellini film Satyricon) and handwritten instructions for operating...
Design forum to host art and architecture firm Lead Pencil Studio

...hyper-abundance of information in the world.They received the Van Alen Institute New York Prize in 2010, the Founder's Rome Prize for Architecture in 2007?2008, and the New York Emerging Voice Award in 2006. Their residencies include Headlands...
Today in history

...of 2014. There are 166 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 18, A.D. 64, the Great Fire of Rome began, consuming most of the city for about a week. (Some blamed the fire on Emperor Nero, who in turn blamed Christians...
On Writing: Painting by numbers

...another word. We thought we were the first ones out- . . . -rageous enough to do that.We weren't.Writers in Ancient Rome had a Greek name for it: tmesis-putting one word inside another. Those outrageous Romans categorized just about everything...
My Turn: Renew your faith

...doctrine of original sin. It was written largely to restore the confidence of his fellow Christians, which was badly shaken when Rome was sacked by the Visigoths in 410 A.D.Does that pertain today? Much like the Christians 1,600 years ago, Americans find...
World Sports Briefs

...Washington - and voted to enter a field that already includes Rome and either Hamburg or Berlin, with Paris likely to join.A...2017 where the games will go. Other possible bidders include Rome, Paris and either Hamburg or Berlin.Walsh told The Associated...


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