The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird

URL: The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird As Black History Month comes to an end, its purpose is questioned Illlustration by Kira Garlick By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 24, 2016 “Shoot all the bluejays you want, but it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” – Harper Lee Lee, author of “To Kill … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird

The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change

The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change Americans are divided on who was commemorated this Presidents’ Weekend By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 17, 2016  An early release day on Friday and no school nationwide on Monday. Thank you, Presidents’ Day. Or is it President’s Day? Maybe President Day? It really depends on who you … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change

The Bar-On Brief: Why are touchdowns better than goals?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do touchdowns beat goals? Investigating the success of American football By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 10, 2016  Another Super Bowl has passed, reaching over 111 million views. Incredible numbers as usual. We all know the FIFA World Cup Finals easily eclipses the American game in viewership. It had close to one … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Why are touchdowns better than goals?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in? This channel gets it wrong 61 percent of the time, but we keep watching Published: February 3, 2016 By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 3, 2016 Riddle me this: why do we keep tuning into a weather channel that has a 39 percent prediction accuracy since the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in?