Morning Minutes: Sept. 5

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Liminal LIM-uh-nul (adj.) Of or relating to a sensory threshold; barely perceptible; of, relating to or being an intermediate state, phase or condition - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

ProfessorPerformance.com

www.professorperformance.com

Teachers may not love these rating sites, but students seem to have no problem leaving feedback. Students rate professors on ease, interest, helpfulness and overall quality. Professors from certain colleges are more likely to receive multiple ratings.

Number to Know

53: Projected percentage growth from 2008 to 2018 in the number of network systems and data communication analysts. Forecasters expect this occupation to grow at a faster rate than any other. Meanwhile, the occupation expected to add more positions over this period than any other is registered nurses (581,500). - Census.gov

This Day in History

Sept. 5, 1975: Sacramento, Calif.: Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme attempts to assassinate President Gerald Ford.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Comedian/actor Bob Newhart (83)

Daily Quote

“A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.” - Thomas Jefferson