“From a young age I always loved learning, learning facts and learning new things," Rombro said. "My first experience with quiz bowl was actually in middle school where we played a form of quiz bowl, which was not really like what you will see, like top high school or college level, but like, it definitely got me interested. And our school actually, like won the state championship one year. I think that is when I first realized that, you know, I was good at it [quiz bowl] and that it was something I liked to do." … [Read more...] about UA student takes all in quiz bowl
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The most noteworthy thing about the recent protests is how much they have actually accomplished. The protesters — the reasonable ones, at least — have won. Many don’t seem to realize it, but we are discussing race and racism like never before. Even for those of us who do not think America is institutionally racist, the current debate has caused a new level of analysis and reflection. I’ve had more people tell me they have changed their views on issues like Confederate names than ever before. The reality is that a country founded on the principle that “all men are created equal” should be held to a higher standard. It’s a standard we have not always met. (RELATED: These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America, What Changed?) … [Read more...] about PATEL: Is America Good?
“Please help us, you know? Please help us to include us in whatever way that you can because the Bronx and Brooklyn right now are the two most affected boroughs,” he said. “It’s out of control right now. It’s out of control.” … [Read more...] about De Blasio Says ‘We Have To Do Better’ To Stop Shootings, New Grassroots Approach Will Debut This Weekend In Harlem