Curling, with its boulders and broomsticks, is the butt of many a joke. But after the U.S. won Olympic bronze this winter, the sport caught on with the college crowdArchived | Mar 13, 2006 (~824 Words)
Emily McFarlan, originally from Springfield, IL, will graduate from New York University in May 2006, with a double major in journalism and dramatic literature, a minor in German, and a job at MSNBC. She has written for several school publications, and contributes to Prof. Jay Rosen’s BluePlateSpecial.net. Emily also maintains the quarterly newsletter for (and sits on the board of directors of) the non profit Hope for the First Nations. She writes regular devotions for New York’s Journey Church of the City, where she helps lead the college ministry. Recently, though, she’s discovered that her calling in life may actually be curling.