October 25, 1991 |
Betty Ford once said of her husband, "I always accuse him of marrying me to give himself a respectable image. " Without a wife, what's a presidential candidate to do? There are three bachelors already in the 1992 race: Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, Douglas Wilder of Virginia and Jerry Brown of California. Two are divorced. Brown has never married. But before journalists start filing "FOI" (Fear of Intimacy) reports or talking about the "C-Word" (Commitment), and before the candidates begin posing for pictures with "Significant Others" (their pets?
October 21, 1986 |
Getting on a game show was on my list of "Things to Do in L.A. " So was finding a stunning blond California girl. So, after I was rejected for "Scrabble," I decided "The New Dating Game" might fulfill two goals. Auditions were tough. A few dozen guys nervously gathered at the Sunset Gower Studios, eyeing each other and filling out forms. Contest coordinator Lance Romance - no one ever knew if it was his real name - told us to answer honestly, but be clever. Guys around me were cabbage farmers-actors or shoe salesmen-models.
November 5, 1999 |
It's not long into The Bachelor before Chris O'Donnell utters the dreaded six-letter F-word, which strikes fear into the hearts of seriously uncommitted males everywhere: The Future. In the case of Gary Sinyor's by-the-book comedy, the letter also stands for feeble and formulaic. The Bachelor trots out one of those ideas whose lame implausibility can't possibly sustain a feature, and then proceeds to beat it into insensibility. For O'Donnell's Jimmie Shannon, the moment of untruth arrives after three years of dating Anne (Renee Zellweger)
November 18, 2002 |
Helene Eksterowicz takes a demure sip of her Diet Coke, lays on a thousand-watt grin, and issues a proclamation: The Bachelor babe is a proud Jersey girl, and if anyone has a problem with it, too bad. Specifically, she won't brook any back talk about the proud dock town where her family has lived for generations. "Gloucester's a small town," she says. "When the chips are down, we pull together. I never had a problem growing up here. " Eksterowicz, 27, a school psychologist who still lives with her parents in the house where she grew up, is one of two finalists in ABC's ratings-star romance reality show, The Bachelor.
November 9, 1989 |
Stuart Parmet would seem to have it all. At 37, tall, with boyish good looks, he has plenty of money, a carefully restored house near the Art Museum, his own hot tub, a glossy new BMW, a thriving business. And women. Boy, does he have women. Women, women everywhere, and not a one he'd marry. Parmet is one of 1.88 million American men between the ages of 35 and 44 who have never married - a group whose numbers have more than doubled since 1980, when there were 929,000.
June 14, 2016 |
After receiving straight A's her first semester at Rutgers University, Katie E. Keane left for community college. A month before Keane graduated high school in 2012, her father attempted suicide. Keane thought she could handle starting college on top of the personal stress — and on paper, academically, she had. But she ended the semester mentally exhausted, physically sick, and emotionally fragmented. "So when it came to January, when it was time to start again, I just said ‘I can't do this right now,' " Keane said.
December 29, 2015
GLASSBORO Adding to its expanding array of degree paths and partnerships, Rowan University has created a six-year dual-degree program with Widener University Delaware Law School. After completing 75 percent of a bachelor's degree - three years of a four-year program - Rowan students with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher can transfer, as long as they meet Delaware Law School's admissions standards. The students receive their bachelor's degree from Rowan and their J.D. from Widener.
June 11, 1993 |
Lining up to receive their "Bachelor of Rhyme" degrees yesterday, Andrew Codner, Brittany Butler and Kira Brown get ready to graduate from kindergarten at St. Mary's Hall in Burlington City. The ceremony served as the graduation and awards program and marked the end of the school year.
May 24, 2010
9 p.m. Channel 6 Ali Fedotowsky (right), 25, begins her quest to find true love after deciding she made a huge mistake when she decided to go back to a job she loved instead of taking a leap of faith with former "Bachelor" leading man Jake Pavelka.
January 20, 2013 |
The story line for the new season of American Idol was established almost immediately. Nicki Minaj was the last of the judges to make an appearance, emerging from her limo in a stunning drum majorette hat. Pecking order established. Ain't no party until Ms. Nicki arrives. She then set about dominating the program, mugging endlessly for the camera, spewing nonsense phrases, monopolizing the conversation, drifting into a bizarrely posh English accent, making up crazy nicknames for everyone on the set, and visually fondling every good-looking male contestant.