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Meet Jingmai O’Connor, the Punk Rock Paleontologist
She's 'damn good' at what she does, and she's mentoring other young scientists, too
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Why Online ‘Woke-Shaming’ Doesn’t Work
Approach the conversation with empathy, rather than a foregone conclusion
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Lavender Scare: The Historic LGBTQ Witch Hunt You Might Not Know About
Thousands lost their jobs during the 'Lavender Scare'
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Here’s What It’s Like to Be a Journalist at the Border Wall
In a town divided, Briana Sanchez takes photos of both sides
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The Movement Helping Men Rethink Masculinity
Two groups work to change the culture, at the college level and on the national stage
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Will ‘Mobility Justice’ Break Down Barriers to Safe Transportation?
Getting to your destination is not a privilege
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These Are Your Rights If You’re Stopped by Border Patrol
You always have the right to remain silent
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Everything You Know About Rural America is Probably Wrong

When Luke Mahin moved back to Courtland, Kansas — population 285 — after graduating from Fort Hays State […]

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Why the Scariest Thing About Horror Movies is Us

When you turn on a classic slasher movie, there’s a feeling of campiness about it. A dude with […]

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Are Facebook Fundraisers Actually Good for Nonprofits?

Ann Marie Lonsdale felt compelled to do something after the brutal gun violence in Las Vegas in 2017 […]

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Why We Need to Start Trusting Artificial Intelligence

It’s easy to be skeptical of artificial intelligence technology. What was science fiction not too long ago is […]

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Should the President Be Allowed to Launch Nuclear Weapons?

A turn of the key. A press of the big red button. Millions, if not billions, dead. Melodramatic? […]