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The Plague of the Spanish Lady

The Plague of the Spanish Lady

Editor's note: This piece was written by our very own member, Publicity Coordinator, and Ombudsman, David Tschanz. David is an epidemiologist, and a historian. Fascinating perspective for the very times we're in.  The Plague of the Spanish Lady By David W....

April 2020, RVC Newsletter

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the March meeting of the American Mensa Committee (AMC) was changed to a teleconference. Because I am writing this before the meeting, I do not have the results of the motions yet, but there were seven motions before the AMC. These...

March 2020, RVC Newsletter

     The next meeting of the American Mensa Committee (AMC) will be held on Saturday, March 21 in Las Vegas at Alexis Park. As exciting as that might sound at first, it’s not a casino hotel, and we’ll be spending most of our time gazing at conference room walls and...

February 2020, RVC Newsletter

     Happy New Year! In January, Mensa Connect expanded its reach to all members via Local Group Communities. Previously, Local Groups had to specifically request their own Communities on Mensa Connect (, and half of our...

January 2020, RVC Newsletter

     The American Mensa Committee (AMC) met on Saturday, December 7. As I mentioned last month, the motion to put forth a bylaws referendum to change the AMC Terms of Office from two years to three years starting in 2021 was a hot topic. There were several good points...