The awesome bluegrass quintet Della Mae won the best emerging artist award at the International Bluegrass music awards in Raleigh this week.
Remember when they performed at On Point Live? We do!
Saw them a couple of times at the Grand Targhee Bluegrass fest this August, both on the main stage, and in the Trap Bar……they tore it up! I’m beyond glad that I got to see them in an intimate venue, because they won’t be playing in spots like that much longer. Incredible.
Crisis over Russia and Ukraine. Another delay for Obamacare. Big changes to the SAT. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
It’s sugar season in the maple forests of the U.S. and Canada. We’ll look at the secrets of the maple syrup industry, and how it’s dealing with climate change.
Nepotism in America. From the political elite to the boardroom suite, we’ll look at the rise of family ties. Plus, we’ll look at the new shape of the SAT exam, and what it will mean for young college applicants.
More scrutiny of plastics. Evidence of potential danger now, even in the kinds that were supposed to be safe. We’ll get the latest.
You went comment-crazy for a few very different stories this week. Who knew you all loved plastic banjo-shaped maple syrup jars?
In which Chronicle of Higher Education senior writer Eric Hoover walks us through the revised version of the SAT.
We collected the live on-air music stylings of banjo master Tony Trischka so you didn’t have to. Take a listen, and get your toes a’ tappin’.