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Spring Fever

HAIL PELICUS!   Spring Fever   “It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want — oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! “ -Mark...

The Champion Is Back

HAIL PELICUS!   The Champion Is Back   Last year, in my inaugural season as editor of the Hail Pelicus, I offered up many viewpoints and observations, peppered with jokes and psudo-classical references.   Based on the response, one of the most evocative pieces I wrote was after the Cal...

Springtime In The Park

HAIL PELICUS!   Springtime In The Park   Spring has officially arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, a fact that causes ruggers and non-ruggers alike to celebrate the end of a long, cold winter.   At least in most places it does - Pelicanland has barely noticed.   Our drought parched landscape...

The Ultimate Pi Day

HAIL PELICUS!   The Ultimate Pi Day   Pi, our old, irregular friend who, like some of my relatives, is extremely useful at times but also goes on forever: 3.141592653...

Midterms

HAIL PELICUS!   Midterms   We have reached the midpoint of the season so leagues are offering their midterm examinations.   Who has excelled and is at the top of the class?   Who is in danger of being held back? The tension grows as more questions are being asked. And so...