Cooper Schauer

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Breast Cancer Is Serious. Pink Is Not.

PITTSBURGH — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I have breast cancer. The country is fully pinked out in support of breast cancer screening and research, and though I know all the pink is meant to make me feel good, to tell me that the entire country has my back, I actually find it …

I'm a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change is absolutely making them worse.

Warmer climate is creating the perfect conditions for long wildfire seasons in the West.<p>The mundane days all run together. But those days when I was genuinely unsure if I would make it to the end of my shift intact are the ones that stand out.<p>I remember fighting a fire on the Angeles National …

Fear itself: Donald Trump's real immigration policy

It’s not mass deportation. It’s not self-deportation. It’s something cheaper, and more insidious.<p>The Trump administration wants to send a message to unauthorized immigrants living in self-identified “sanctuary cities”: <i>your local government can’t actually keep you from getting deported.</i><p>In September, …

For Muslims In The US, There’s Before 9/11 And There’s After

The distance between curiosity and fear is tragically short.<p><b>When people squint</b> at my name on something in front of them and then ask where I’m from, I tell them “Columbus, Ohio.” When they look again and then, perhaps more urgently, ask where my parents are from, I tell them “New York,” smiling …

Letter from the Editor: One Giant Leap for Womankind

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