21.12.2018: 30 Years

Karen Hunt was known as a kindly, quirky, and free-spirited individual. Her time in London did nothing to temper these qualities, but the young woman from Webster found a new measure of confidence, maturity, and independence in Notting Hill. When she debarked in Rochester on December 21, she would return weary but wiser to her…

Continuing Coverage: 30 Years

Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am 103. I will provide links to articles as we move through the anniversary and weekend, but three articles recently caught my eye. Syracuse.com ran a story about Remembrance Scholars who often come to see the students they represent as friends. The Boston Globe has…

Congratulations, 2018-19 Remembrance Scholars

Syracuse University announced the selection of the 35 Remembrance Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year. This year’s Remembrance Week, which will culminate with the rose-laying ceremony and convocation on November 2, will mark the 30th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Katie Berrell • Long Lake, Minnesota • School of Education. Kenneth Buckner…

28 Years: 21.12.2016

My junior year at Nazareth College started inauspiciously on my 21st birthday. It was a sodden late August day that presaged the tone and events of the next 4 months. Old friendships faded, other friends were entangled in miserable relationships, and my coursework was more challenging than ever before, though I eventually eked out a…