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Don't Miss Peggy Reich (SHS '76) Upcoming Concert Jewish Musical Reflections

Don't Miss Peggy Reich (SHS '76) Upcoming Concert Jewish Musical Reflections this Sunday, March 31st at 2:00pm. 

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Jon Stahl's (SHS '92) new book Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesdays now available

Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesdays, written by Jon Stahl (SHS '92), illustrated by Tadgh Bentley (Scholastic, 2019; ages 4-8) is now available on Amazon and bookstores everywhere.

"Once upon a time," begins the big blue monster who is trying to tell a fabulous story. "It needs to be about a kid who is eaten by a dragon," he insists...

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Watch Jon Stahl's (SHS '92) feature documentary, JACOB, about the uber-prolific Jacob M. Appel (SHS '92)

Watch SHS '92 grad Jon Stahl's feature documentary, JACOB, about fellow '92 grad, the uber-prolific Jacob M. Appel, on the big screen as part of the NewFilmmakers NY series on Wednesday, April 24th at 8:30 p.m. at Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street). Q&A to follow the screening.

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NPR's Nina Totenberg (SHS '62) on the Campbell Conversations

NPR's Nina Totenberg joined NPR in 1975 and has covered the Supreme Court in the decades since. This week, Grant Reeher speaks with Totenberg about her career, as well as the polarized politics surrounding judicial nominations, the Supreme Court, and Brett Kavanaugh. They also discuss a very special violin.

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Alison Knowles (SHS '51) with Carolee Schneemann

I am saddened by the sudden loss, yesterday, of Carolee. What you see here is a conversation we had recently. Coincidentally, it was destined for publication today. I am grateful for this last meeting with my long time friend.

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Fast Money’s Tim Seymour (SHS '84) Slows Down to Discuss Cannabis as the Next Emerging Market

Timothy Seymour, co-host of CNBC’s “Fast Money” and CIO of Seymour Asset Management, has been investing in emerging markets since the late 1990s. In 2015, he entered the cannabis investment space and joined the advisory board of Israeli cannabis company Tikun Olam soon afterwards. 

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Rodney Rothman (SHS '91) wins an Academy Award for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE is the 2019 Oscar winner for ANIMATED FEATURE FILM. Congratulations to Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman (SHS '91), Phil Lord and Christopher Miller on their Oscar win. This is their first Oscar nomination. 

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Kenneth A. W. Gansel (SHS '68) is elected as Chair of the Niagara Regional Police Service Board

Join us in congratulating Kenneth A. W. Gansel (SHS '68) on his election as Chair of the Niagara Regional Police Service Board. 

 

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Douglas Rushkoff (SHS '79): Prove you’re not a robot

Resultado de imagen para Douglas RushkoffAmong the few things that made me want to be a technology journalist was reading Douglas Rushkoff’s 2010 book Program or Be Programmed, right after I finished college. In it, Rushkoff argued that humans need to understand how technology works or they risk being manipulated by it. In the age of algorithmic recommendations determining our every desire and voters being targeted and manipulated by the likes of Cambridge Analytica, Rushkoff’s warning from nearly a decade ago seems like an understatement.

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National Service Champion Harris Wofford (SHS '44) Dies

Harris L. Wofford, who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., helped create the Peace Corps and ran the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), died yesterday at the age of 92.

He was an advisor to President John F. Kennedy on civil rights and a freshman senator named Barack Obama was assigned his old desk on the Senate floor. A 2014 profile about him in The New Republic was headlined “The Man Who Was Everywhere.”

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