Marist College journalism professor Kevin Lerner discusses his new book, Provoking the Press: (MORE) Magazine and the Crisis of Confidence in American Journalism, which looks at the journalists who wrote about how others in their field covered big events of the 1970s – from the Watergate scandal to the “seven dirty words” obscenity trial and the debate over a reporter’s constitutional privilege.
We want our cities to be more affordable, more equitable, more vibrant and sustainable. Among the necessary fixes, former New York City planner Nolan Gray says, is this: Scrap zoning and the use of arbitrary lines that have come to dictate where Americans may live and work. His presentation is part of the Library’s Making a Great City series.
If you love jack-o’-lanterns but aren’t a fan of sharp knives, try out these no-carve pumpkin ideas. Make yours glow in the dark or look like Spider-Man, a black cat, or whatever you dream up! A limited number of pumpkins will be available, or bring your own and we’ll provide the rest. Recommended for ages 3 and up.