Archives for January 2010

Maine Outdoor Journal: Interview With A Seal

There are few animals on this earth as endearing as seal pups, and at Reid State Park, I see quite a few of them. It’s not unusual for the little ones to rest on the sand if they become too exhausted to swim, and sick or injured seals also come ashore, so I get frequent reports of beach strandings.

Until last week, I’d never had a report of a seal stranded in the woods. More…

NY Times: Type-A-Plus Students Chafe at Grade Deflation

Princeton University’s attempt to limit the number of A’s has some students fearing it will hurt their future. More…