Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies and New Irish Studies

We all have our own locking distractions, from online yoga to Zoom quizzes and baking banana bread. Writing about the impact of the pandemic on the study of Irish culture may seem like a more minority quest, but, in June 2020, Malcolm Sen sat down to write An Ordinary Crisis: Sars-CoV-2 and Irish Studies, which […]


Book Review: Memoirs of Seth Rogen, “Yearbook”

Seth Rogen on “Yearbook”: “I thought a lot about why I smoked weed, but honestly I quit. Because I realized the only reason I was thinking about it was because of the negative stigma. “ Since his last film An American pickle, and during the Covid-19 pandemic, Seth Rogen presided over the significant expansion of […]


Think Big, Act Small: How the Pi Guidebook Updates Career Goals | Item

“The PI Guide: How the Promotability Index Can Help You Advance Your Career” by Amii Barnard-Bahn does what it says. This allows readers to advance their careers by forcing them to spell out how they will get there. Some personal development publications promise the moon. Once the book is closed, however, the pull of the […]


Florida high school slammed after editing girls’ yearbook photos to cover chest and shoulders

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (NewsNation Now) – Parents and students criticize a Florida high school for digitally altering photos in a yearbook to cover nearly 100 female students whose clothes were deemed too shameless by school officials. “I laughed a bit at first and was confused,” said Riley O’Keefe, a freshman at Bartram Trail High School. […]


Florida high school issues refunds after yearbook edits 80 photos of female students to be ‘more modest’

Changes to the school directory: see the before and after photos The St. John’s County School District said the changes were due to many students, all girls, not following dress code guidelines, reports Ben Ryan of Action News Jax. A Florida high school offered refunds after parents found out the school had digitally altered dozens […]


Hancock County middle school yearbook under fire for bullying

Middle school bullying doesn’t usually make it into the pages of the school-sanctioned yearbook. At Hancock Middle School this year, it did, say outraged parents, alumni and community members. The yearbook for the school’s 1,100 students contained prompts like, “Which friend would you not invite on spring break?” and “I would like to spike a […]


Florida school reportedly alters photos in girls’ yearbook, covering exposed skin

Parents and students at a Florida high school are slamming what they say is a double standard in dress code policy after yearbook photos of several girls were allegedly altered. A review of yearbook photos by NBC affiliate WTLV of Jacksonville shows that some students at Bartram Trail High School in St. Johns County had […]