AUDIO: Clay Jenkinson Talks About ‘Hamilton,’ Alexander Hamilton’s Sex Life

FARGO — Humanities scholar, author and Thomas Jefferson expert Clay Jenkinson made his weekly appearance on the “Mike McFeely Show” today on 970 WDAY and schooled me on Alexander Hamilton, subject of smash Broadway play “Hamilton.” Good stuff here.

AUDIO: Forum Editor Matt Von Pinnon Explains Decision To Publish Cause Of Death In Suicide

FARGO — Forum editor Matt Von Pinnon joined the “Mike McFeely Show” on 970 WDAY Monday to explain why the newspaper pursued and published the cause of death in the suicide of a well-known local cafe owner. Here is the column Von Pinnon wrote that ran in Saturday’s Forum: We strive to respectfully report on…
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Bresciani’s Job Review Largely Positive, With A Push For More Teamwork

FARGO — North Dakota State president Dean Bresciani’s most recent job performance review was largely positive, with a recommendation for better communication and teamwork with state university system leadership. As part of my series of articles about Bresciani, the first of which was a column about NDSU athletics posted yesterday, I requested and received his most…
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Bresciani: NDSU Athletics Is In Its ‘Sweet Spot’

FARGO — I had a chance to sit down this week for a lengthy interview with North Dakota State president Dean Bresciani. We mostly talked about NDSU’s budget, the upcoming expected 10 percent reduction in funding, building projects on campus and other serious things. The Forum and will run my conversation with Bresciani in…
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As Usual, UND Nickname Reaction Takes Sad Path

FARGO — Mike Kapel, host of the early-morning “AM Fargo-Moorhead” radio show on 970 WDAY, had a fun gag running Wednesday. He asked listeners the following question: “What do you hate about the new University of North Dakota logo?” The “bit,” of course, was this: The logo was not going to be made public for…
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