Victoria Kuprewicz

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Is There a ‘Rational’ Punishment for My Rapist?

“Imagine your rapist had been found guilty and sentenced in court. What would you want his sentence to be?”<p>This was the question asked to me in January 2016 by my therapist during a session of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (E.M.D.R.) — a treatment that researchers tout as …

20 Great DIY Wedding Backdrop Ideas

Last month I had the pleasure of being part of “Team Pom Pom” for my friends’ Clay and Lisa’s wedding. Along with Victoria and Anna, I helped create …

Our Constitution Wasn’t Built for This

Exactly 230 years ago, on Sept. 17, 1787, a group of men in Philadelphia concluded a summer of sophisticated, impassioned debates about the fate of their fledgling nation. The document that emerged, our Constitution, is often thought of as part of an aristocratic counterrevolution that stands in …

How to Win a War on Drugs

LISBON — On a broken-down set of steps, a 37-year-old fisherman named Mario mixed heroin and cocaine and carefully prepared a hypodermic needle. “It’s hard to find a vein,” he said, but he finally found one in his forearm and injected himself with the brown liquid. Blood trickled from his arm and …

Tom Price’s Entitlement Spending

Tom Price, the secretary of health and human services, is a longtime proponent of slashing entitlements. He might consider starting with his own.<p>Since May, American taxpayers have spent upward of $300,000 to treat his apparent allergy to commercial air travel. Mr. Price has taken more than 24 …

Tom Price

Chelsea Manning: The Dystopia We Signed Up For

For seven years, I didn’t exist.<p>While incarcerated, I had no bank statements, no bills, no credit history. In our interconnected world of big data, I appeared to be no different than a deceased person. After I was released, that lack of information about me created a host of problems, from …

Pakistan Won’t Let Terrorist Organizations Contest Elections. For Now.

Pakistan is home to many Islamist terrorist groups. Some enjoy a permissive environment despite technically being banned by the state. This has enabled them to acquire political power. Politicians sometimes court terrorist leaders to turn out voters.<p>While researching counterterrorism a few summers …

Bernie Sanders: Why We Need Medicare for All

This is a pivotal moment in American history. Do we, as a nation, join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee comprehensive health care to every person as a human right? Or do we maintain a system that is enormously expensive, wasteful and bureaucratic, and is designed to maximize …

Inside the quietest place on Earth

Microsoft has built a chamber so quiet, you can hear the grind of your bones – and it’s helping to fine-tune the next-generation of electronic goods.<p>If LeSalle Munroe stands still for a few moments in his “office”, something unsettling can happen – he can hear the blood rushing around his body and …

University of British Columbia

Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways

In the fall of 1989 Princeton University welcomed into its freshman class a young man named Alexi Santana, whose life story the admissions committee had found extraordinarily compelling.<p>He had barely received any formal schooling. He had spent his adolescence almost entirely on his own, living …

Manchester Arena Suicide Bombing: Random Acts of Kindness Follow Attack

MANCHESTER, England — As a dramatic red-sky dawn washed over Manchester early Tuesday, many residents were oblivious to the tragedy that struck this proud northern English city just hours before.<p>Those early-to-bed didn't learn until morning that a suicide bomber had targeted an Ariana Grande …

The Murder Factory

“You lyin’.”<p>My cousin didn’t believe me when I told him I’d seen a dead body down the road. It was a man, maybe twenty years old. Face down and shot …

NFL

How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America’s Largest Antiquities Looters

Anesthesiology

Real-life 'Rosie the Riveters' celebrated in Richmond

It took seven decades, but "Rosie the Riveter" finally go her day -- officially and forever.<p>Really big rivets and welds are the stuff of hard work -- …

World War II

Dior’s First Female Creative Director Gets Candid About Feminism

The first female creative director of Dior opened about about why she’s making feminism a force in the legendary French design house.<p>Maria Grazia …

Feminism

Women are sharing the most infuriating thing they’ve had mansplained to them

Have you ever had your job explained to you by a dude? Has a guy ever tried to tell you about your own PMS struggles? Have you had to put up with a …

Australia’s Badass Ex PM Slaying Misogyny Sexism In Her Speech Is What Every Woman Must Hear

In our society, women have always been severely objectified and stereotyped. Over the years, several repulsive tags have been reserved for the female …

Feminism