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Why hip-hop belongs in today’s classrooms

Nolan Jones, Mills College When Cassie Crim, a high school math teacher in Joliet, Illinois, introduced herself to her advanced algebra students in 2017, she...

Trump’s border wall threatens an Arizona oasis with a long, diverse...

Jared Orsi, Colorado State University A few hundred yards from the Mexican border in southern Arizona lies a quiet pond, about the size of two...

Trump’s border wall threatens an Arizona oasis with a long, diverse...

Jared Orsi, Colorado State University A few hundred yards from the Mexican border in southern Arizona lies a quiet pond, about the size of...

The battle between NBC and CBS to be the first to...

Mike Conway, Indiana University When the Berlin Wall was completed in August 1961, East German residents immediately tried to figure out ways to circumvent the...

How steak became manly and salads became feminine

Paul Freedman, Yale University When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while...

Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and...

Todd Lookingbill, University of Richmond and Peter Smallwood, University of Richmond The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities...

California wildfires signal the arrival of a planetary fire age

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Another autumn, more fires, more refugees and incinerated homes. For California, flames have become the colors of fall. Free-burning fire is...

How gambling built baseball – and then almost destroyed it

Rebecca Edwards, Rochester Institute of Technology Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series...

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Virtual distance: technology is rewriting the rulebook for human interaction

Karen Sobel Lojeski, Stony Brook University and Martin Westwell, Flinders University Consider the following two situations. In the first scenario, a man and a woman sit...