The Story Behind “This is Your Brain on Drugs”
How did the campaign behind the Partnership for a Drug Free America’s iconic commercials develop, and why were its products so memorable?
Better known by the pen name Mourning Dove, Quintasket was a leader and activist who used her position as a public intellectual to fight for Colville rights.
The Reading Abbey Girls’ School
This all-girls boarding school in England produced a generation of accomplished female writers in the eighteenth century.
So You Plan to Teach Moby Dick
The study of Melville’s novel is enhanced by contextualizing it with primary and secondary sources related to the American sperm whaling industry.
Today: The Best Day of the Year to be Born
Children who are oldest in their class—those born in early autumn—enjoy both a physical and an academic advantage.
Back to School
Stories from JSTOR Daily about education, libraries, learning, and student life.
Musical Myth-Busting: Teaching Music History with JSTOR Daily
Harnessing the power of quirk to engage students and inspire research in an online learning environment.
Medical Mutual Aid Before Roe v. Wade
In 1968, a group of Boston University students published a handbook about abortion and birth control for their peers. Over half a million copies were distributed.
Inside the First Indigenous Sorority
Alpha Pi Omega, the first historically Native American sorority, supports Native students and creates cultural space for them on university campuses.
The Last Class, 28 Years Later
What happened to the last of the Pell Grant-funded prison higher ed graduates and their paralegal skills? Open Campus's Charlotte West and Angolite associate editor John Corley report.