Few people encounter the name Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942) anymore. Sure, there are architecture aficionados who know of Cram from his Collegiate Gothic gems at Princeton University, Bryn Mawr College, St. John the Divine Cathedral in Manhattan, and other exemplary buildings from his oeuvre that contributed to America’s proud, pre-Modernist cultural landscape. Most don’t know that… Continue reading Cram It!
Last week the U. S. Court of Appeals of for the Ninth Circuit declared that the NSA’s blanket surveillance programs targeting Americans’ phone records are unlawful. This comes fully seven years after Edward Snowden revealed the existence of these programs and was forced to flee the United States as a whistle blower with a glowing… Continue reading Pardon Snowden Now