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Remembering Benjamin Israel

Higher education had a term for folks like Benjamin Israel: “nontraditional student.” That applied to him in so many ways. Benjamin died Monday morning. I wanted to share a little bit about his impact. I first met Benjamin when I … Continue reading

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Cub reporter

From the vaults of the Renaud Empire, I bring you a recently-unearthed journalistic gem. What is it? It’s Josh Renaud interviewing his father, Joe Renaud, sometime in the early 1990s for a school project. You’ve GOT to give it a … Continue reading

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When news happens

Working at a newspaper is still an exciting thing to do, even if the future of the industry looks dim. In the last week, I have had to work during two big breaking news stories. The first was the horrible … Continue reading

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