Making College Work for Student-Athletes
What factors might help student-athletes at Division I schools get the most from their years at school?
Psy-Q: The Psychology Behind Our Fear of Ebola
Welcome to the first of a new weekly column, Psy-Q, which delves into the JSTOR archives to give ...
The Origins of Halloween
Halloween history and ethnography.
Singing’s Not Just for the Birds Anymore
The common perception of bat calls consists of squeaks and chirps. But many bats, including Mexican free-tailed bats of Austin, TX, sing to one another.
Playboy‘s Complicated Relationship with Feminism
Playboy has begun producing some surprisingly feminist content in recent months.
Signs of Recovery in Earth’s Ozone Layer, but Danger Remains
For the first time in 35 years, atmospheric ozone actually increased, according to NASA measurements.
The Death of Klinghoffer: John Adams’ Opera Sparks Protest at the Met
The Death of Klinghoffer, The opera accused of promoting terrorism and anti-Semitism, has been dubbed "The Terror Opera" in some corners of the press.
A Complicated Man: John Baylor’s Letters to His Family
How could John Baylor have done such terrible thing and simultaneously be so effusively affectionate in his letters home?
Secular Stagnation Theory
What is secular stagnation theory? And what does it have to do with the recession?
Anthrax: The Bacteria that Lays Diabolical Traps
Anthrax sets self-perpetuating booby traps in order to spread itself, researchers have found.