I demand QualChoice contraceptive coverage. In case you're a stupid caveman or an ignorant Christian, here's the deal.
The very heart of what it means to be a patriotic elementary school child during this season may be donning clumsily made bonnets and colorful, feathered headdresses to recreate and celebrate the historical culinary, non-restaurant-based spectacle between the Pilgrims and Indians. Although little has changed about this yearly ritual of yams, turkeys, pumpkin pies, homemade costumes and fairytale depictions of the Mayflower and its weary and, more importantly, hungry passengers, what has changed are the key actors in this drama de cuisine. With the advent of the era of political correctness, what had traditionally been a feast between Pilgrims and Indians became one between Pilgrims and Native Americans. Thus, we are left to wonder, what would this historical meal have been like had it truly been a feast between Pilgrims and Indians?
Although the altitude in the Shenandoah Mountains barely rivals that of the commanding Rockies on the other side of the continent, the rocky trails along Albemarle's rolling hills provide ample opportunity to slap on a helmet and some spandex. Mountain biking is alive and well at the University and even though there is no official program here, two University students qualified to compete in the Collegiate Mountain Biking National Championships in Idaho last month. Through stellar finishes in local races, third-year Commerce student Cara Coolbaugh not only landed a spot as a national competitor, but she racked up the highest number of points in the ACC.
I came late to the movement. It began 20 years ago in Kobe City, Japan and hit it big in the U.S.
Eric Gibson is the man with the horse. Every Saturday home football game, Gibson and his horse, Blazer, pull into the Carl Smith Center on Alderman Road as the Cavalier and the Cavalier horse, costumed and ready to gallop onto the field before thousands of cheering fans. Virginia's Cavalier mascot first became popular after the 1990 Citrus Bowl, but Gibson is the first permanent Cavalier mascot at the University, and has been the opening attraction at football games for three years now. "Before Eric, we had the Charlottesville mounted police doing it.
(This is the third in a four-part series about dating and relationships at the University.) Niehn To is Vietnamese but has never dated another Vietnamese guy. Still, she didn't hesitate four years ago when she began dating her boyfriend Stephen LeGarde, a fellow fourth-year College student who is white.
HIGHLAND BEACH, Fla.-For the past week, Palm Beach has been leading a double life. For most of the year, it's a place where the rich and famous, such as Donald Trump and Oprah Winfrey, dwell in pink mansions built on castle-like scale atop the sandy lip of the Atlantic.
I know you're tired of hearing about it, but like every journalist (I use that term loosely) I am contractually obligated to talk about this year's presidential election.
As the minute hand on the clock ticked closer to the hour, an anticipatory hush fell over the crowd.