July 15, 2019

RICHARDSON: Why Does Salary History Matter? (The Free Lance-Star)

How will GOP’s get-out-of-Dodge move play in November? (Virginia Mercury)

With Corey Stewart leaving politics, Prince William County’s political future is up for grabs (The Washington Post)

RICHARDSON: What do you want from your signage? (The Free Lance-Star)

Management Matters: Organizations that don’t adapt will die (The Free Lance-Star)

Two oldest Dem contenders, Sanders and Biden, are close in age; their supporters are not (The Press-Enterprise; The Orange County Register; San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

Virginia Dems Hope to Change State Law, Remove Confederate Statues (Courthouse News Service)

How Instagram Became Divisive for Female Fly-Fishers (Outside)

Bales Discusses The Chicago Cubs Origins on Sports Podcast

UMW Reference and Humanities Librarian Jack Bales has written a new book, "Before They Were the Cubs: The Early Years of Chicago’s First Professional Baseball Team." It's due out this spring. Photo by Karen Pearlman.

UMW Reference and Humanities Librarian Jack Bales has written a new book, “Before They Were the Cubs: The Early Years of Chicago’s First Professional Baseball Team.” Photo by Karen Pearlman.

Reference and humanities librarian and baseball historian Jack Bales (Before They Were the Cubs: The Early Years of Chicago’s First Professional Baseball Team) was interviewed by the Good Seats Still Available podcast to delve into the surprisingly rich history of Major League Baseball’s long-time North Side Chicago franchise well prior to 1903, when they formally adopted their now-signature nickname.

http://goodseatsstillavailable.com/listen/2019/6/15/episode-117-the-chicago-cubs-origin-story-with-jack-bales

Bales' new book covers the Cubs' formative years.

Bales’ new book covers the Cubs’ formative years.

Rochelle Discusses Literary Adaptations on the Small Screen

Professor of English Warren Rochelle

Professor of English Warren Rochelle

Professor of English Warren Rochelle was interviewed by Meaww.com for an article titled “Book adaptations are taking over the small screen, including ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, ‘His Dark Materials’, ‘Good Omens’ and more.” Rochelle delved into the differences between the movie and television series “His Dark Materials,” which will be released by BBC and HBO later this year. “That there is a series being released, and not another movie, is a good start for learning from the mistakes in the 2007 film,” Rochelle said. “Pullman’s world is complex and layered and dense and a series allows for this to be really explored.”

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