by Andrew C. Hughey, Esq. In his novel The Lincoln Professor, former student affairs administrator (and my former professional client at the University of Pittsburgh), Dennis E. Donham, deals with deadly serious issues currently plaguing our college campuses—sexual assault and alcohol abuse.
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Have you heard about….? Those are four words that are music to your ears. You hear them, and you lean in close because you know you’re about to hear something too juicy to ignore, something too cool to avoid, something you absolutely must know. Gossip is fun and you love hearing it—until you’re on the receiving end. And in the new book “Rumor Central” by Reshonda Tate Billingsley, one tattle-tale finds her tail in a bunch of trouble.
by Terri SchlichenmeyerFor New Pittsburgh Courier Sitting around all summer would’ve been so wrong. And that’s why you found a job that year between classes. No more parental hand-outs, no more wearing clothes your mom bought you, no more borrowing the car. With your own job, you had your own money to buy your own things, maybe help out at home, or sock some away.
You’re a kid who knows right from wrong. When you were little, your parents helped you understand what was good and what was not. Once you got bigger, you could see when something wasn’t fair and you remember how much you hated that.
For awhile there, you thought you were gonna die. Your head hurt. Your body ached, and your stomach was acting like a fresh-caught fish—but that didn’t matter much. Bills still needed paying and business needed attending. There was family to care for, work to do.
You’ll try anything once. You’re daring when it comes to a new restaurant, new clubs, new fashion, pretty much anything. Something different for your plate? Bring it on. An activity you’ve never done before? You head the line. New technology? They call you First-Adopter. Being open to new adventures keeps life fresh and exciting. And, as you’ll see in the new novel “Decadence” by Eric Jerome Dickey, embracing new experiences can also fulfill fantasies.
You only wanted a job. You needed a little spending money, a way to put food on the table, something to do that meant…