Around the Water Cooler
It’s mid-fall. The leaves are somewhere between dull brown and brutally orange on the last afternoon that it is not too crisp to walk by the river. We wile our way down past Darwin’s, the coffee shop we have yet to discover; across the crosswalk with the lights that never change to walk; and next to an unending row of fencing and hedges. The cemetery is still open for an hour this late in the day…is it six or seven?
Last night, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney sat down for a third and final presidential debate before election day. Although the close proximity of the candidates and moderator Bob Schieffer didn't quite produce the verbal fireworks we saw between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan when they were seated in the same format two weeks ago, we did hear quite a lot from both sides of the table (literally). Fortunately, Flyby stayed alert and on BS-patrol. For one last time, we're back to help you sort through some of the evening's more memorable moments.
School’s back in session, and so are a bunch of Ivy sports. Others–like football–will have to wait a little while ...
The biggest news this week came from winter sports. We’ll give you all the details in another edition of Around the Water Cooler.
With less than two weeks left until the warm embrace of Spring Break, the college seems to have shaken off the deep freeze from this past weekend and now students and athletes alike head to the libraries to burn the midnight oil in time for midterms and papers.