In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>
Tom Kavanaugh realizes his documentary on sweatshops in the clothing industry won't be an easy one to make. For starters, the companies he plans to profile -- Walmart and Nike, to name a few -- aren't likely to cooperate. Then there are the language barriers and other logistical challenges of shooti ... More >>
In 2009, national seafood chain Red Lobster began remodeling its restaurants and menus, "in a style inspired by the New England coast." This fall it completed renovation on all of its eight locations in the greater St. Louis area, and on Monday, October 15, it debuted its new menus, which it describ ... More >>
Now that Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt is apparently back from Samoa, one of the music world's biggest mysteries is over. This means we can turn our attention to other matters. Such as this: Just who is sneaking all the indie-rock questions into Jeopardy!?
In the past month, Jeopardy! contestan ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergJoe Webb during his days at SLU.Yesterday Daily RFT got an update from our friend Joe Webb, a former doctoral student and English instructor at SLU, whose advice column for undergraduates became something of an Internet sensation a couple years back. Shortly after w ... More >>
Training camp for NFL franchises is well underway, and the most frantic part of free agency is now past. That's not to say there aren't still moves to be made and players to be signed, but the bulk of the important deals have already happened. We can look around and get at least a fair idea of wh ... More >>
Chesterfield twelve-year-old Molly Gier is one of fifteen preteens selected by Jeopardy! producers to take part in the program's annual "Kids Week" competition. A press release Daily RFT received last week calls Gier one of "the nation's
brightest ten to twelve-year-olds" and bills the show as "a
ce ... More >>
Nick Yozamp on television Friday afternoon. He won $100,000 during the college week for Jeopardy!It will be quite awhile before Nick Yozamp is ever in jeopardy of missing a rent payment.The 20-year-old biology major at Washington University has just won the 2010 Jeopardy! College Championship and ... More >>
screencap viaLindsay Eanet. Aspiring music journalist.University of Missouri senior Lindsay Eanet is currently competing on the Jeopardy!" College Championship. (Wash U student Nick Yozamp is also in the same competition.) A journalism major, she told the Columbia Tribune that being on the sh ... More >>
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Wash. U. junior Nick Yozamp is competing on Jeopardy! this afternoon.Updated February 10: After overcoming a $5,200 deficit in Monday's game, Yozamp advanced to the Jeopardy! College Championship finals, airing tomorrow, February 11, and Friday, February 12, at 3:30 p ... More >>