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Snow Days Don’t Have to Mean-No Days in College. A retrospective of snow days and impact on last 13 years.

Snow Days Don’t Have to Mean-No Days in College. A retrospective of snow days and impact on last 13 years.

January 7, 2017

Call it coincidence, bad luck, or something else, the past three MNPS superintendents have all had to face major decisions early in their tenure as the leader of Tennessee's largest school district. Coincidentally, it hasn't been an educational decision each of the last three Directors of Schools' has made that has been controversial, it has been decisions made about school closing and weather. E...

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

December 25, 2016

We take pleasure in publishing the very famous letter that many readers of a variety of newspapers have published as a tradition on Christmas morning. The Bobcat Beat follows this tradition. The letter first published in The New York Sun,  September 21, 1897, entitled "Is There a Santa Claus?" below. The Bobcat Beat appreciates each and every reader, and wishes all of you a very Merry Christm...

Cleveland, a city of unease and protests

Cleveland, a city of unease and protests

June 1, 2016

 Protesting is becoming a way of life in Ohio and in July the second largest international press corps, (second to 2016 Rio Olympics) will congregate at the Quicken Loans Arena with 2470 delegates to decide the Republican presidential candidate. And just weeks after the convention concludes, Oberlin College will return to deal with the aftermath of a lengthy article published in the New Yorker maga...

Teens desire to be part of the political process, but should it be at the risk of violence?

May 25, 2016

The 2016 elections can be described as ongoing  cycle of absurd drama not unlike the life of a teenager. The escalating rhetoric of "keep them away from me" by "building a wall" to keep those we don't understand out of our friend group makes the Bobcat Beat think of how everyone acted in middle school. The biggest difference, pepper spray. The battle being carried out on social med...

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