A senator who’s good enough and smart enough

Al Franken joins the Senate: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker Profile of Franken that, mercifully, leads with the Stuart Smalley connection. (tags: alfranken senate)

Student directors of the Virginia Glee Club

I uncovered another student director of the Virginia Glee Club this weekend, poking through the New York Times archive. It got me thinking about how the group’s governance and musical direction has changed over the years and how large a role students have played in its direction. Virginia is not unusual in having had students […]