I Meet A Childhood Her English Translation


On our first day back in Pontremoli, after a week away in England, Serena had the unexpected pleasure of shaking hands with a hero from her youth. Here’s my English translation of her blog: I Meet A Chilhood Hero Siamo appena tornati da una settimana in Inghilterra, una settimana molto intensa e stressante per motivi familiari. E’ un piacere gironzolare tranquillamente per Pontremoli e incontrare tanti amici con cui fare due chiacchiere. Si respira un’aria rilassata e di festa. We’ve just Read more [...]

Great American Cities Nashville


We’re staying in the south on our trip around the great cities of the USA. This time, we’re off to a city that’s all about the music – Nashville. Welcome to Nashville, TN! Name – The city was named after Francis Nash, a general during the Revolutionary War. He was one of only ten Patriot generals who died in the war, and is regarded as a hero. Location – Nashville is located in the middle of Tennessee, which is in the southeast United States. Nicknames – First and foremost, Nashville Read more [...]

A Make-or-Break Season for UDs Dave Brock


Either the University of Delaware’s head football coach doesn’t know what he’s talking about or the rest of the coaches in the Colonial Athletic Association are clueless. Dave Brock is convinced his team will compete for the playoffs this season, but the rest of the conference coaches don’t agree – unless they think the CAA will have seven playoff teams. Delaware players report to summer camp on Thursday with the knowledge that the other teams in the CAA don’t have much respect for them. Read more [...]

Top 10 Olympic World Records


Top 10 Olympic World RecordsWhat is Olympics? Olympic Games are grouped into Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games or the game of Olympiad was introduced in the year 1896. There were four groups of athletics events such as track events, field events, road events and combined events. Winter Olympic Games took place for the first time in 1924. In the beginning it included five games namely, bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, Nordic skiing and skating which were subdivided Read more [...]

Messi quiet but Barcelona stroll past Celtic


Dublin (AFP) – A blond-haired Lionel Messi failed to get on the scoresheet but it hardly mattered as under-strength Barcelona taught Celtic a footballing lesson in a Dublin friendly on Saturday. Strikes by Arda Turan and Munir El Haddadi, and an own goal by Efe Ambrose — all before the break — were enough to earn a 3-1 victory for Luis Garcia’s men in what was their first game back after the summer. Leigh Griffiths had replied to Turan’s opener, but boss Brendan Rodgers will be concerned Read more [...]

Start-up enterprise puts the special in special events


(Courtesy of Stacey Clark)Stacey Clark Fledgling boutique company Fabulously Authentic may not be a small operation all that much longer. Into its second year, the operation shows a trademark sign of success — razor-sharp event planner Stacey Clark at the helm, specializing in tailor-made client satisfaction. If you have an investment in putting a product or organization in the public eye, more so than merely going through run-of-the-mill motions to punch a clock, Clark’s priority is to reflect Read more [...]

Student Entrepreneur, Rooted in the Pack


Collin Blalock has always been ahead of the curve: He’s known where he wanted to go to college since childhood, and he started his own produce business at age 15. Now a rising sophomore majoring in agricultural science, Blalock talked to us about his first year at NC State and how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is shaping him as an entrepreneur. Why did you choose College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? Choosing to come to NC State, and more specifically CALS, was an easy decision Read more [...]