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Noise

Noise, Xenophobia, and Viking Women

Well-researched stories from Wired, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Che Guevara

Che Guevara

In 1964, 5 years after the end of the Cuban revolution, Che Guevara wrote for an academic journal. Read the Cuban leader in his own words.
Queen Nzinga (1582-1663) of Matamba

An African Queen, Alien Signals, and Poison Eating

Well-researched stories from Longreads, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Halloween Stories

Why are Victorians the default haunted house, what do ghosts have to do with the imagination, and why do we like to be scared?
Donald Trump

Looming Impeachment, Cheap DNA, and Emoji Linguistics

Well-researched stories from NPR, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
TS Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Remembering the famous modernist poet T.S. Eliot with his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."
Mezzotint illustrations of Blue Jay, Chickadee, Sparrow, Purple Finch.

Dead Birds, Data Mining, and Dark Matter

Well-researched stories from Public Books, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
HG Wells, 1904

H.G. Wells’s Letters to Cora Crane

The correspondence between famous novelist H.G. Wells and Cora Crane, the partner of "The Red Badge of Courage" author Stephen Crane.
Upton Sinclair, 1900

Upton Sinclair

Best known as the author of "The Jungle," Upton Sinclair had some thoughts about the American economy, which he shared in this 1906 essay.
A woman vaping

Vaping Sickness, Modern Menopause, and Lab-Made Embryos

Well-researched stories from High Country News, Scientific American, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A couple embracing

Climate Refugees, Child-Free Life, and Wellness at Work

Well-researched stories from The New Republic, PBS, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A forest floor

Forest Economies, Spy vs. Spy, and Nuking Hurricanes

Well-researched stories from Quanta, Wired, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A falling leaf

Eleven Poems for Fall

Cozy up to autumn with verse from Dylan Thomas, Rainer Maria Rilke, Robert Frost, Rita Dove, and more.
Scooters lying on a sidewalk

Amazon Fires, Hong Kong Money, and Dockless Scooters

Well-researched stories from Vice, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Back to School

Stories from JSTOR Daily about education, libraries, learning, and student life.
Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, Mass Shootings, and Mothering

Well-researched stories from WBUR, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
David Berman

David Berman

Three poems by writer and musician David Berman.
An elderly man sitting beside a lake

Dementia, Trauma, and a Weird Tumor

Well-researched stories from the Atlantic, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
a banana peel

Banana Peels, Chronic Lyme, and Presidential Immunity

Well-researched stories from the Cut, the Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg looks at Earth through a cupola on the ISS.

Space, Seaweed, and Self-Awareness

Well-researched stories from Quanta, the New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A nuclear mushroom cloud

New Nukes, AI Researchers, and Women’s Soccer

Well-researched stories from Vice, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Fireworks in a dark sky

TV Fireworks, Bare Feet, and Childish Professors

Well-researched stories from Scientific American, the Harvard Gazette, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
People wading in the water at the beach

Stories to Inspire Summer Fun

Some insights and tips to prepare for a summer of fun from JSTOR Daily.
A young girl using a cell phone while sitting on a couch.

Skull Spikes, Concentration Camps, and Reparations

Well-researched stories from Time, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.