Mariam Keita

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Madelyn Reschly-Krasowski: Casual Pastry Chef

Madelyn Reschly-Krasowski ‘20 is nothing short of an artist. Her mediums are not the paintbrush and canvas that one might expect. Nevertheless, she …

Dessert

City High Community Responds to the Election

Slideshow • 7 PhotosDestanie Gibsen '20 poses with a sign reading "Love trumps hate." -Photo by Danielle TangThe day after the election, English …

Education

Trying to Achieve Their Potential

With the 2016-2017 school year in full swing, The Achieve Program, also known as Program Achieve or simply Achieve is gearing up to get back into …

College & University

Mental Health Isn’t a Joke

Tell me you haven’t experienced something like this before: You and a friend are at lunch complaining about the unreasonable price of a single slice …

Mental Health

How ‘Dear White People’ Dismantles the Conservative Myth About ‘Safe Spaces’

Netflix’s <i>Dear White People</i> manages to do quite a lot in its ten-episode first season. It presents a college campus simmering with racial tension, it …

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Remembrance

<i>Gawker published the essay, "How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America" last year, three weeks after George Zimmerman told Sean Hannity that</i> …

A community divided: Racial segregation on the rise in Iowa City | Little Village

Iowa City is the hub of what has derisively been termed “The People’s Republic of Johnson County” — a reference to the county’s professed …

Housing

Why Kids Need to Learn About Lynching

The new documentary 'An Outrage' visits lynching sites in six Southern states to explore one of the most brutal chapters in America's dirty past—and its connections to modern racism and police brutality.<p>For a huge chunk of American history, whites gathered in town squares and other public spaces to …

Black History

Liberals defy Trudeau, approve 'unconstitutional' genetic testing bill

Liberal backbenchers have defied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, voting in favour of a bill that would bar health and life insurance companies from forcing clients to disclose the results of genetic testing.<p>Just hours before the third and final reading late Wednesday in the House of Commons, Trudeau …

The comforts of familiarity

<b>The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.</b> By Tyler Cowen. <i>St Martin’s Press; 241 pages; $28.99.</i><p>Upgrade your inbox<p>Receive …

This Muslim Human Rights Activist Says He Couldn't Travel To The UK Because Of Visa Issues

Human rights activist and political refugee Iyad el-Baghdadi was due to speak at three British universities about efforts to silence free expression in the Gulf.<p>An Arab Spring activist has been forced to cancel university speaking appearances in the UK about efforts to silence free expression in …

G.O.P. Health Bill Clears 2 House Panels After Marathon Sessions

WASHINGTON — President Trump, after a halting start, is now marshaling the full power of his office to win over holdout conservatives and waffling senators to support the House Republicans’ replacement for the Affordable Care Act.<p>There are East Room meetings, evening dinners and sumptuous lunches — …

Donald Trump

The Steady Destruction of America’s Cities

Peter Moskowitz’s new book on gentrification outlines how local governments cede their power over residents’ lives to private interests.<p>To live in a city is to watch it change, sometimes quickly and in troubling ways. These changes, more often than not, are the product of decisions by city planners …

Urban Design