Staff blogs

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    Finals

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It's final exam week at UHV. Things should be back to normal after today. I have my last exam today and will turn in my last assignment for the semester this afternoon. I have so many things I write about ...

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    City employee fired after radio appearance

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    This will probably be the only time I wish I had listened to 95.1 KVIC. (Not a fan of morning radio shows, sorry.) Watched the local news this evening and saw a report that mentioned the Recreation Superintendent for the ...

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    Victoria College wins teaching award

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I thought this was interesting: Source: PETA media center Victoria, Texas — For its compassionate decision to stop using live cats to teach endotracheal intubation to students, The Victoria College has been presented with PETA’s "Compassionate Teaching" Award. The cats ...

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    Introverts

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    All my life I have been a quiet person. As a kid I was called shy, timid, scary. Ok, maybe not scary. But ever notice how the quiet ones seem to scare everyone? Not because they have done anything scary, ...

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    Wake me up

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you are going to need some help getting out of bed Friday to do some early shopping, Target is making wake-up calls. Target wake-up calls On that website you get to pick which recorded call you want, such as ...

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    The phone call

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Every year around this time, this day to be exact, I am reminded of a phone call we received early in the morning. It's one of those calls that you know can only bring bad news because it seems that ...

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    Black Friday is approaching

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Remember my post a while back about Black Friday? If not, then click here for a refresher. Here are a few more websites that may be helpful for those of you insane, I mean, brave enough to fight the crowds ...

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    Times they are a changing

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    What is up with this crazy weather? There were 35 tornadoes last night in the Midwest and Southeast. Thirty five! In one evening! In November! From the AP: Meteorologists said a cold front moving rapidly east collided with warm, unstable ...

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    The McRib

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The McRib is back, again. I didn't even know this until I was reading the drive-through menu at a local McDonalds recently. (I got a salad so don't start talking to me about Super Size Me, which is a must-see ...

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    The future of print media

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    This topic has been on my mind for some time and I think it's about time we discuss it. Thanks to technology and the Internet the way we receive news is different than say, 20 years ago. Now that many ...

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