Category: Arianne Chernock

Queen Elizabeth’s latest crowning achievement: longest-reigning British monarch

Today.com Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences Long live Queen Elizabeth! The royal ruler became the longest-reigning monarch in British history on Wednesday, overtaking the record previously held by her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria… Expert quote: “She has stayed the course. It’s not that every year has been successful for her and for her family, […]

The Conversation US – Arianne Chernock

Why do Americans fawn over British royalty? Arianne Chernock, Boston University When Charles and Camilla toured the nation’s capital this week, they “wowed” the adoring Americans they encountered, according to Reuters. Sure, there wasn’t quite the same degree of enthusiasm as there was for last December’s visit of William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of […]

The British Royals Are Here, But Do Americans Care?

Newsweek Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, known colloquially as Will and Kate, arrived in New York on Sunday for a whirlwind three-day trip, delighting those Americans with romantic notions of what it’s like to be British monarchy while leaving those with a more cynical outlook wondering, “What’s […]

Prince George’s godparents revealed

Today.com Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences Prince William and his wife Kate asked seven people to be godparents for their son ahead of a low-key christening ceremony on Wednesday… Expert quote: “I think their choice of godparents signals the couple’s desire to strike a balance between tradition and innovation — in their approach […]

Will and Kate as Parents: Following Diana’s Lead

Yahoo! Shine Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences When Prince Charles was only 2, his mother, Princess Elizabeth, left him to celebrate Christmas with his grandparents while she visited her husband, who was stationed in Malta… Expert quote: “Prince William benefited from Diana’s attempts to provide a normal childhood.” View full article