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What’s the Value of Single-Sex Schools?

Research on the effectiveness of single-sex schools has been mixed.
Title page of 1914's journal, The New Republic

The New Republic and the Idea of Progress

The recent shakeup at the The New Republic reminds us that journals of opinion have histories, too
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The Modern History of Slavery

The Walk Free Foundation recently reported that 35 million people in the world today are trapped in different forms of slavery.
Modern architecture in Miami Beach

Architect Rem Koolhaas Designs a New Arts Center for Miami Beach

Dutch-born architect Rem Koolhaas has designed a new arts center for Miami Beach, set to open in December 2015.
Mary Martin in a flying leap from a stage production of Peter Pan

A Lesbian Account of Mary Martin as Peter Pan

It's Mary Martin's iconic 1954 performance as Peter Pan in the live NBC TV broadcasts that are etched indelibly in the collective memory of many.

Rights and Freedom on Campus

There have been a range of debates happening over student rights and freedom.
Black and white sketch of a fanged deer looking back to a mountain in the distance

The Improbable Fanged Deer of Afghanistan

Last seen more than a half century ago, a rare fanged deer has been rediscovered in Afghanistan
Sketch of a Thanksgiving celebration in a military camp in 1861

Meat and Potatoes: The Reminiscences of Alonzo Davis

In April 1863, the men of the 4th California infantry were hungry. They were posted at Drum Barracks ...
A lone biker rides on a glowing trail at night

Starry Night: the Bike Path & the Painting

If Dutch citizens want to gaze on Vincent van Gogh's iconic painting The Starry Night, they need to travel to New York, to the 5th floor of the Museum of Modern Art where the canvas has resided since 1941.
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Is There Any Scientific Evidence for the Benefits of Hugging?

The science behind hugging, massage therapy, and physical touch.