Tag Archives: Carleton University

Did NPR just suggest using Canadian universities as “safety schools?”

Yes, yes, that did just happen. Normally I don’t like to blog current events. Typically, I line up topics far in advance and schedule them for months from now, so it’s like a surprise to me every time I re-read … Continue reading

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Nelvana of the Northern Lights – Q&A with David Fuller

Questions & Answers: Here’s the full text from an interview with David Fuller. Exceprts will be appearing today (9 November 2013) in a Remembrance Day weekend culture/analysis section, 49.8, in the Winnipeg Free Press. If any Winnipeggers are readers, I’d reimburse you for … Continue reading

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Overheard at Carleton

As I promised once upon a time, I have some things to say about Carleton’s school newspaper, The Charlatan. Before getting in to all that, I’d like to share my amusing contributions to the “Overheard at Carleton” column with you. … Continue reading

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I (heart) Librarians

I had an excellent visit with two very fine librarians today at the Carleton University Library.  Not only are librarians my heroes and some of my finest friends, they are also superheroes!  (That link was a bit forced and gratuitous, … Continue reading

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“We practically have PhDs. We’ll be fine.”

Those are some (in)famous (possibly) last words from “Jaws IV: THE REVENGE.” The marine biologist son is telling his mom not to worry about great white sharks. Except the shark turns up and it’s going to eat him! Ahh! I … Continue reading

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