Stronghold of the Warriors Gate Demo Garners National Coverage

Stars and Stripes: A demo manned by members of the Stronghold of the Warriors Gate of the Western Kingdom, a shire at Osan Air Base in South Korea, was featured in a recent Pacific issue of Stars and Stripes Magazine.

Textile Treasures on Display in Munich

Stella Seraphina von Leuchtenberg announced that the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich will host "Textile Treasures from Renaissance and Baroque."

Malta Fever Linked to Bad Cheese in Ancient Italy

Discovery News: Medical researchers studying remains from the towns of Herculaneum and Stabiae have discovered a disease of the joints thought to be caused by contaminated cheese.

Iron Age Ranching in England

Researchers from the English Heritage, a conservation society, believe that mysterious crop lines provide evidence for Iron Age cattle ranching.

Italian "Stonehenge" Discovered

telegraph.co.uk: Two columns of granite blocks, reminiscent of Stonehenge, have been found in Calabria in southern Italy.

Viking Remains Found in Warburton, England

Manchester Online: Archaeologists from the University of Manchester have discovered both Viking and Roman artifacts at a site near the village of Warburton, England.

Treaty for Estrella War XIX Online

Robert of Deerbourne, Kingdom Webminister for the Outlands, has announced that the Treaty for Estrella War XIX is now online.

Grimm's Tents Notes Deadline for Reservations at 2002 Prices

Grimm's Inc., a major supplier of rental tents to Pennsic staff and to attending groups and households, announces January 1, 2003 as the deadline of reserving Pennsic 32 tents at the same price as Pennsic 31.

Barony Flaming Gryphon has New Champion

The Barony of Flaming Gryphon, located in southwestern Ohio, hosted its Baronial Championships last weekend. Here's an excellent report written by a gentle who was there.

Nonmember Surcharge Explained

In an announcement on the SCA Homepage, the Board of Directors of the SCA addressed the issue of the Nonmember Surcharge.

SCA Officer Directory Updated

The directory of officers of the SCA has been updated to reflect recent changes.

Mistress Tetchubah of Greenlake Retires as Society Exchequer

At the October 19, 2002 meeting of the SCA Board of Directors, held in the Kingdom of the Outlands, Mistress Tetchubah of Greenlake retired as Society Exchequer.

Position Available: Chronicler of the Society

The Board of Directors of the SCA has announced that it is seeking applicants for Society Chronicler.

College of 3 Ravens Seeking Instructors

Orianna Fridrikskona landvarnarmadr, Class Coordinator for the College of 3 Ravens is seeking instructors.

Tribune Darius Aurelius Serpentus wins Eastern Crown

Tribune Darius Aurelius Serpentus has won the Eastern Crown for Countess Roxane Farabi.

Syr Edouard Beausoleil New Ealdormere Prince

Calontir List: Syr Edouard Beausoleil was victorious in last weekend's Ealdormere Crown Tourney.

Bare Bernini Beauties Revealed

Two marble statues by sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini have been restored to their original bare-breasted beauty.

Atenveldt Takes Applications for Estrella XX Autocrats

Applications for the Main Autocrat positions for Estrella XX are being sought by the Atenveldt Royals and Seneschal.

Herbal Gatherings Seeks Articles

Herbal Gatherings, the newsletter of the Herbal Guild of Meridies, is seeking articles for its next issue.

House Marsvin Offers Articles on Medieval Garb

Those gentles interested in garb and textiles should not fail to have a look at a webpage hosted by Marienna Jensdatter and Asbj

Sword and Chrysanthemum in Eisental

From the East Kingdom comes this lovely report by Ii Saburou on the recent "Sword and Chrysanthemum" event in the Shire of Eisental. Reprinted with permission of the author.

Actor Richard Harris Dies at 72

Best known for his roles as King Arthur in Camelot and Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, Richard Harris died Friday in London from Hodgkins Disease.

New Articles on Midrealm Cooks' Website

A number of interesting new articles have been added to the Middle Kingdom Culinary Collegium website.

New Feature for Newswire

SCAtoday.net visitors can now use a simple form at the bottom of the site's home page to scan for news within a given time period.

Pennsic War XXXI Photo Album Online

Pennsic.net: Pennsic.net has an extensive Pennsic XXXI photo album online, with contributions from more than twenty-five photographers.

Tentmaking Workshop at Infimous Mons Aureus in Drachenwald

The event is scheduled for November 29 through December 1 at the shire of Infimous Mons Aureus, south of the Alps. SCAtoday.net has the event flyer directly from the Autocrat.

BoD Requests Comments on Crown Tourney Rules Change

The SCA Board of Directors is requesting comments until December 15 on a proposed Corpora change that would require prior BoD approval for any contest other than individual combat within a Crown Tournament.

Medieval Marketplace Site Debuts

Medieval Marketplace, a new web site for Renaissance and SCAdian reenactors to buy and sell personal items, is similar to eBay (TM) except that it uses fixed prices rather than auctions.

Court Report from TRM Drachenwald, Giles and EzaBella

Numerous awards were presented at the Royal Court of Their Majesties Giles and EzaBella of Drachenwald, on October 19.

Da'oud Wins Artemisia Crown

Sir Da'oud al-Dimashqi, blood brother to the current King, fought for the honor of Lady Tairdelbach MacLachlainn.