Latest John Andrew Rice Stories
N.C. School's Spirit Lives / Black Mountain College Closed 50 Years Ago, but Its Innovations Reverberate
Starting in the 1930s, a small, experimental college on the dense wood slopes of North Carolina's western mountains left an outsized mark on American art and culture.
Word of the Day
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.