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  • Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?

    Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?
    Emma Watson is the actress who played the darling Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies. She has been going to college at an Ivy -- Brown University -- when she hasn't been making movies. When she took a year abroad, she went to no less than...
  • 'Falling Into the Fire' a piercing portrait of psychiatry

    'Falling Into the Fire' a piercing portrait of psychiatry
    Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie pinches pennies for plastic surgeries he can't afford and rubs his face raw with sandpaper trying to fix disfiguring acne scars that no one else sees. Colin feels love emanating...
  • Advice for MFA applicants, from Brown University's Brian Evenson

    MFA applicants, I feel your pain. It was not so long ago that I was one of you, sweating the math section of the GRE, trying to figure out the perfect submission length (22.25 pages?), wondering what on Earth I was doing. If only there had been one...
  • Body of missing Brown student Sunil Tripathi pulled from river

    It was a mystery that ended in sadness: A body found in the Providence River earlier this week has been identified as missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, Rhode Island officials announced Thursday. The discovery of Tripathi's body closed a...
  • Did snow fall on Mars? Melt water may have carved slopes: study

    Did snow fall on Mars? Melt water may have carved slopes: study
    Could it have snowed on Mars? Valley networks carved into slopes on the Red Planet may hint of snowmelt that ran down the sides of crater rims and tall mountain ridges, according to a study released by the journal Geophysical Research Letters. So-called...
  • Rockapella to present two family shows in Sellersville

     
    Experience vocal music — from vintage Mills Brothers through jazz and rock to current hip-hop — with Rockapella on Saturday at the Sellersville Theater. The group, whose name combines rock and a cappella, is made up of five singers who perform...
  • UCF to offer free online classes

     
    The University of Central Florida has joined the growing ranks of universities nationwide that are offering free online courses to the masses. Starting next year, UCF will offer two free courses through a new online learning platform called Canvas...
  • About the Red Planet

     
    Jennifer Stern, a NASA scientist at Goddard Space Station in Greenbelt, Md., and a member of the team that created the instrumentation for sample taking and analysis aboard the Rover Curiosity, headlined a recent public lecture at Cedar Crest College...
  • Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan

    Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan
    Hattie Marshall did not want the sun to set on her Newport Harbor High softball career before picking up her first Sunset League win. The numbers were staggeringly against Marshall, a senior pitcher and co-captain, and the Sailors coming into the 2013...
  • 'The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P' chronicles the life of a serial dater

    'The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P' chronicles the life of a serial dater
    With courage and determination and more than a little bit of moxie, Adelle Waldman set out to crack the code. For her debut novel, a modern-day comedy of manners called "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P," the Baltimore-raised author decided to explore...
  • Philip Nivatpumin named medical director of Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake

    Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH) is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Philip Nivatpumin has been named by Upper Chesapeake Health as medical director of the UCH Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center. The Kaufman Cancer Center is currently...