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PASSHE Board of Governors: Here We Come!

October 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s about 3:30 am and I am up preparing for today’s PASSHE Board of Governors meeting in Harrisburg. I am printing out the last faculty letters to the Chancellor that I received late last night, reviewing my notes for my 90 seconds before the Board …

To borrow a turn of phrase, you can tell a lot about a college by the way it treats its adjuncts. If you read the PASSHE Negotiation Objectives recently distributed to PASSHE faculty via email (referred to parenthetically in this post as “Letter”), you are …

Our tax dollars have become RADiculous

September 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Every so often, the tax exempt status of our regions non-profits prompts a fair bit of discussion in the public square. Recent articles in the Post-Gazette written by both Nicholas Cafardi and Sally Kalson have described how the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned the legal standard …

Every once in a while you come across a story that just gets more intriguing the more you dig. Yesterday, a friend of mine passed me a link about a labor dispute going on in California and it’s turning out to be a summer blockbuster. …

Death of Riverdale & No More Rainbows

June 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

A small community in north central Pennsylvania is uprooted to make way for the fracking industry, Photographs by Stanley Rogouski, Wendy Lee, and Paul Weaver.       Photo by Stanley Rogouski __________ Stanley Rogouski | Part time editorial writer. Part time fiction writer. Part time …

Mother Jones Picks Up Riverdale Story

June 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

It was great to see that the story of Riverdale was picked up by a reporter for Mother Jones! Check out Xian Chiang-Waren’s article, “Trailer Park Evicted to Make Room for Fracking.” You’ll recognize several of the people referred to in the article from Wendy …

Today, I drove out to Riverdale to photograph whatever I could. I decided to leave when one of the security guards appeared to be calling the police. I made some folks very uncomfortable. They should be. They’re participating in the commission of a crime against …

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