Chickenology: The Art & Science of Keeping Chickens http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Women In The News — Again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/women-news-again <p>If there’s one thing I hate to do as a writer is repeat myself. I don’t like to say the same thing over and over again.</p><p>But sometimes, stories are so compelling and just don’t seem to die. So, I find that I have to retread familiar ground just a little bit.</p><p>This time, it’s women in corporate America.</p><div><p><em><strong>Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose</strong></em></p></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For those who have forgotten our high school French, that handy phrase translates to: "The more things change, the more they stay the same."</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 03:16:02 +0000 Shula Neuman 36262 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Women In The News — Again Backyard chicken movement moves to schoolyard http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/backyard-chicken-movement-moves-schoolyard <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-971179.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-971179.mp3</a></p><p>Raising chickens has become a bit of a trend in urban and suburban areas.</p><p>But one St. Louis area school is embracing the so-called backyard chicken movement as a teaching tool.</p><p>The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District has 16 chickens, and the group of students who care for them has now written a guide to help others raise hens.</p><p>They&rsquo;ll <a href="http://www.left-bank.com/event/maplewood-richmond-heights-chickenologists-present-chickenology-art-science-raising-chickens">be signing &quot;Chickenology: The Art &amp; Science of Keeping Chickens&quot; at 2 p.m. Sunday</a> at Left Bank Books&rsquo; Downtown.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Maria Altman met the school&rsquo;s &ldquo;chickenologists&rdquo; just before the school year draws to a close Thursday. Wed, 01 Jun 2011 11:35:38 +0000 Maria Altman 1334 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Backyard chicken movement moves to schoolyard