Graduation doesn’t live up to the hype, so go find your own good stuff and enjoy that

Dear Class of 2022, There’s nothing I can type in these paragraphs that will surpass Taylor Swift’s terrific commencement speech for New York University earlier this month. Look it up on YouTube. That’s how you give a commencement speech. Kurt Vonnegut gave great commencement speeches. They put a book together of his speeches called, “IfContinue reading “Graduation doesn’t live up to the hype, so go find your own good stuff and enjoy that”

HOT SHEET: Big Ten to play football in the pandemic and, you know what, who really gives a damn anymore?

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, sergeant of the watch, Drake Neighborhood Station, Des Moines, Iowa. ITEM ONE: The Big Ten Conference reversed itself Wednesday and decided to play football this fall after previously punting the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first decision was made based on public health policy. The secondContinue reading “HOT SHEET: Big Ten to play football in the pandemic and, you know what, who really gives a damn anymore?”