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My, How the Rules Have Changed

Think you’re tough? How long would you last in a college football game playing 1890’s rules? The first intercollegiate football game—played November 6, 1869, in which Rutgers beat Princeton, 6 to 4—bears little resemblance to a modern version of the game. ... More
Family Ties

Family Ties

Recently I revised several drafts of a paper that my brother was working on for a college writing course. We went through the process paragraph by paragraph: He did the writing, I did the revising. I’ve had years of practice writing papers of varied length and on assorted subjects, so the task, in my mind, […] ... More