In the 1950s, the South, the Northeast and the Midwest each had about the same number of people. Today the region is almost as populous as the Northeast and the Midwest combined.
I did not know that, along with a lot of the other family and economic trends mentioned in the article. Filed under: the South.
How The South Will Rise To Power Again | Newgeography.com
Certainly, I understood why students who had worked so hard and done so well would want to go to schools like Harvard and Princeton, but many places seem to be prestigious simply because student fads and crazes have made them hard to get into. Brazenly capitalizing on the whims and passions of teenagers seems a questionable practice for institutions dedicated, in part, to the well-being of young people.
Confessions of a Prep School College Counselor – Magazine – The Atlantic
“We begin a journey through pop’s recent past by examining the bestselling, major-label NOW That’s What I Call Music compilations.”
Then That’s What They Called Music! | The A.V. Club