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Diets can do more than help you lose weight – they...

Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...

What Hanukkah’s portrayal in pop culture means to American Jews

Ted Merwin, Dickinson College When I was growing up in suburban New York, Hanukkah was not grounded in religious observance. Having no clue that there...

Veterans have fought in wars – and fought against them

Michael Messner, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences If President Donald Trump had his way, the nation would be...

How one ‘Rosie the Riveter’ poster won out over all the...

Sarah Myers, Saint Francis University and G. Kurt Piehler, Florida State University Seventy-five years ago, Norman Rockwell’s painting of Rosie the Riveter appeared on the...

For black celebrities like Oprah, it’s impossible to be apolitical

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, University of South Carolina Oprah Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate...

Why Russia thinks it’s exceptional

Gregory Carleton, Tufts University Destiny calls upon Russia once more to face the West – or so Russians might believe. America is not alone in projecting...

Comics captured America’s growing ambivalence about the Vietnam War

Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut In America’s imagination, the Vietnam War is not so much celebrated as it is assiduously contemplated. This inward-looking approach is...

During Vietnam War, music spoke to both sides of a divided...

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, University of South Carolina Music is central to Ken Burns’s new Vietnam War documentary, with an original score accompanied by samples of...

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School safety commission misses the mark by ignoring guns

F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland, Baltimore County A federal school safety commission that formed after the Parkland, Florida, school massacre won’t be focusing on...