Daily Archives: January 23, 2008

6 posts

Which sounds better?

Yesterday I did an interview/podcast for the SHC with a Scholar alumna Dr. Meena Bose who is a professor of Presidential Studies at Hofstra. I think readers of this blog will find it of interest, but I also wanted to ask your help. Because I recorded this from the phone via Skype we sound “hissy.” In one file I tried to reduce that, but it made a very muffled sound over all. In the other […]

MLK 2008

I was again asked to speak at the Peace Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Below is the text of my speech. The Collegian ran an article today about the event as well. It is an honor and a privilege to speak to you today. Over the last week or so we have had an incredible number of excellent events commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. King. This morning I was […]

Warming oceans may REDUCE hurricanes to the Atlantic.

This story was sent to me with the subject “Could someone PLEASE make up their minds???” True dat. I remember well after Hurricane Katrina that Mr. Gore and others very quickly began to blame the storm itself on global warming. Last year the UN climate change report stated that the warming of the oceans would increase the number and severity of hurricanes. Oops. Now researchers at NOAA are saying that the warming of the oceans […]