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Banner Banter Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2019
It indeed does matter where the flag flies on the Golden Coast.
Beyond the Cape
Category: Museums Today Published: July 2019
"[The exhibition] delves into the world of comics and graphic novels and their influence on contemporary artists. Their work defies commonalities, but comes together to present a boldy visual, eye-opening mirror of our contemporary world…"
Big City Plans
Category: USA Yesterday Published: July 2019
"[The exhibit] presents the invention of landscape architecture as a response to the social and environmental situation of working-class immigrants in the industrial metropolis and reconsiders the role of artists and cultural producers in addressing…"
By Any Measure Amy Adams
Category: Weights & Measures Published: July 2019
More than a century of work has reached its conclusion, with all base units of measurement now tied to defined constants rather than physical objects locked away in vaults.
Campaign Contribution Spillover Adam Fremeth , Brandon Schaufele , Brian Richter
Category: Political Landscape Published: July 2019
"Many believe that more needs to be done to control the influence of corporate interests in politics -- especially the role of corporate money."
Coming Soon: The 5G Sports Experience Nicholas Boulton
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2019
"Expect to see the first of these new services and applications rolled out in conjunction with the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and soccer tournaments in Europe, among other big events on the sports calendar."
Democrats Attempting to Rewrite the Rules Trent England
Category: National Affairs Published: July 2019
"The measure of our Constitution is whether it is effective at encouraging just, stable, and free government…We need to preserve [the Electoral College], and we need to help our fellow Americans understand why it matters."
Festering Fake News Peter Dizikes
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2019
"The people who are familiar with the fake news outlets are, by and large, the people who like fake news. Those are not the people that you want to be asking whether they trust it."
How About Impeaching the Deep State and Congress Instead? Kenneth B. Klein
Category: Political Landscape Published: July 2019
"The first resolution on the impeachment of Pres. [Donald] Trump was introduced Jan. 3, the very day the 116th Congress convened."
How to Make Your College Education a "Bargain" Stephanie Crowley
Category: Education Published: July 2019
"Just remember that these four years go by even faster than high school, and they will be the most expensive and important years to build your future -- use them all to your advantage."
Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration Marco E. Tabellini
Category: USA Yesterday Published: July 2019
"While immigrants from Protestant and non-Protestant countries had very similar effects on natives' employment and on economic activity, they triggered very different political reactions."
Memories of Tiananmen Square 30 Years Later Anna Wang
Category: Literary Scene Published: July 2019
"…Anarchy became its own brand of order…One after another, battalions sent to crack down on the populace were forced to retreat…Before long, the people of Beijing had grown used to a bizarre life under half-martial law."
Moonquakes Rumbling on the Lunar Surface Bill Steigerwald , Nancy Jones
Category: Science & Technology Published: July 2019
"[The] faults are…active and likely producing moonquakes today as the moon continues to gradually cool and shrink. Some of these quakes can be fairly strong -- around five on the Richter scale."
National Parks on Life Support Gil Lusk
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2019
"There can be no illusion that the necessary processes can be accomplished quickly and without upset…"
Opioid Crisis Hits Home -- Foster Homes Patricia Strach , Katie Zuber , Elizabeth Perez-Chiques
Category: Life in America Published: July 2019
"How do you sustain a community where kids are no longer with parents?"
Playing the Pregnancy Race Card Marilyn M. Singleton
Category: Medicine & Health Published: July 2019
"…As far as supposedly vulnerable populations go, it appears black women have no trouble finding abortion providers: 40% [of abortions are performed] on black women despite the fact that black women of childbearing age make up only 14% of the population."
Proving the Polls Wrong Matt Niksa
Category: Political Landscape Published: July 2019
"The researchers' analysis of the data -- two terabytes worth containing 70,000,000 websites -- shows exactly when and where voters made decisions that led to the election of Donald Trump."
Rocket Man Josh Duplechain
Category: Science & Technology Published: July 2019
Machanical engineer Max Faget is lauded for his role in the moon landing.
Seeking Shelter from the Storm Steve Riczo
Category: Life in America Published: July 2019
"We can end homelessness as a country. We choose to allow homelessness to exist, but we can choose differently."
The Implicit Tensions of Robert Mapplethorpe
Category: Focus Published: July 2019
"…The artist's creative vision drew upon opposing forces: his work could be at once restrained in its adherance to traditional forms and radical in its eroticism."
The Supposed "Bull" in "Bull Durham" Wes D. Gehring
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2019
"Appearing on 'Late Night with David Letterman,' [Yankee Hall-of-Famer Mickey Mantle] saw this comedy coming along more tragic lines, since there were so many deserving Crash Davises who never did make the majors--not even for a cup of coffee."
Time to Talk About Absentee Dads Richard E. Vatz
Category: Life in America Published: July 2019
"…When the issue of fatherless families comes up, the race card quite often comes out. No surprise there--it is the hackneyed go-to response of the Left on so many topics."
Whistle While You Work Sheena Karami
Category: Economics Published: July 2019
Blue collar America is satisfied on the job and at home.