The Friday Ketchup

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Well, April Fools’ Day was Wednesday, which means the fools were out in force. Did you get pranked? I sure did. Boy, they got me good. I really just did not see the prank coming, and then it was right there in my face. After I realized it was just a joke, I had a good laugh, but I think the jokesters probably got the best of me this time. I’ll get them back someday; they’ll pay for what they did. It’s the Friday Ketchup.

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The Monday Catchup

An investigator searches through the rubble of the Germanwings flight (via nytimes.com)

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: After the crash of a Germanwings flight last week, that appears to have been intentionally caused by one of the pilots, rescue workers continue to search through the wreckage for remains as German and French investigators look through the past of the man responsible for the crash. The pilot at the helm, Andrea Lubitz, appears to have a history of depression, other theories abound including one about his vision and another stemming from his relationship with his girlfriend. His motives remain unclear.

Coming up: the Final Four advance, ex-HP CEO considers 2016 run, oil drops again, French elections, and more

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Alumnus, VCU Coach Featured as March Madness Kicks off

Shaka Smart ’99 is leading Virginia Commonwealth University’s basketball team to the NCAA tournament for the second time in four years. This week, as Smart faces off against The Ohio State University, the Washington Post and the Columbus Dispatch both published stories about the Kenyon alum. Continue reading