Baylor (25-3, 14-2) lost for the second time in three games since winning a Big 12-record 23 games in a row. The Bears were the nation’s No. 1 team when they lost a week earlier to now-No.1 Kansas (26-3, 15-1), which is a game ahead of them in the league standings after beating Kansas State on Saturday. … [Read more...] about No. 2 Baylor falls to TCU
A chapter titled "The Poster in the Digital Age" is a fascinating look at the current scene, when posters composed of paper or vinyl are being replaced by digital billboards, with images that are visible for a few seconds before the next image appears. Yet the fleeting image is not the only survivor of the poster today. Social media platforms have added a new, smaller dimension. Homemade posters, photographed at rallies, go viral, being shared, adapted and answered as they spread across Facebook and Twitter. In the end, what compels us to take note of such a poster - a witty slogan or a harmonious blend of line and color? Nineteenth-century poster artists would recognize the question as a familiar one. … [Read more...] about Book World: Form or function? In the history of poster art, the two sides are constantly at war.
In response to comments on the social media posts that the sheriff’s office was simply using Crowder’s image to fit a narrative without offering him help, the sheriff’s office responded, “We would like an opportunity to intervene and get a fighting chance to get reoffenders into sobriety, rehab programs, education and other services we provide. The Zero Bail does not allow us to hit pause and start those services. We want to help these folks not see them reoffend.” … [Read more...] about ‘Zero Bail Fail’; Alameda County Suspect Jailed 4 Times Since March, Released Each Time
Local media outlets like Third Coast Review deliver authentic, community-driven journalism, reporting on the stories, the artists and organizations that matter most to Chicagoans. That authenticity is always important but more essential than ever during this health crisis. Unfortunately, community media outlets are not getting the resources they need and are thus facing the real possibility of closure. This includes media serving African American, Latinx, Asian American, immigrant, LGBTQ and other Chicago communities. … [Read more...] about Chicago Independent Media Outlets Launch Support Campaign
Aubrey, 57, describes the loneliness brought on by social distancing protocols after receiving a dose of antipsychotic medication to treat his schizophrenia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Even before the pandemic, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people with insurance. Now experts fear COVID-19 will make the situation worse. less … [Read more...] about Pandemic threatens to deepen crisis in mental health care