Horror Master Wes Craven Sharpens Tools At Alma Mater Johns Hopkins

As a filmmaker, Wes Craven (1939-2015) changed the face of Hollywood horror. Craven was known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror clichés with humor and satire. This is especially the case for his iconic character Freddy Krueger, a razor-blade-wielding villain from ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ who stalks his victims in their dreams…

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Marie Maynard Daly Paves Trail At Alma Mater Columbia

In 1947, Marie Maynard Daly made history by becoming the first African American woman to receive a doctorate in chemistry in the U.S. Her groundbreaking research disclosed the relationship between high cholesterol and clogged arteries and increased our understanding of how foods and diet affect the health of the heart and the circulatory system…

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NFL QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Not The Harvard Stereotype

Veteran footballer Ryan Fitzpatrick has made a career out of surprising people. Selected as the sixth-to-last pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, Fitzpatrick has defied all expectations by sticking around the league and establishing himself as one of the most respected figures in the game. Affectionately referred to as “Fitzmagic,” the seasoned QB will enter his 17th NFL season in 2021…

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