Archive for 'National Section'

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Reflections from Inside the Prison Bubble

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars In the final column of “Issues of Between Bars,” senior staff writer Emily Long reflects on her experience and the systemic concerns she observed while volunteering in a women’s prison

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The Winter of Discontent

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies In his final “Politics at the Movies” for a while, Andy breaks down the controversy around The Interview

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The Passage of Proposition 47

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars In another edition of Issues Between Bars, guest columnist Monika Lee writes on the passing of Proposition 47

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Fire Camp

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars Staff Writer Emily Long introduces us to yet another terrifying connection between our daily lives and the U.S. prison system

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Ferguson: The Motion Picture

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies Andy takes a different angle and analyzes in part the media coverage of Ferguson this past week

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The War On Drugs Outside the Bubble

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars In the 5C bubble, it’s hard to believe that we live in an era of full-fledged war, let alone a domestic one. Staff Writer Emily Long explores the War on Drugs in the second edition of Issues Betwen Bars

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A Climate Future for China-US

On October 30, David Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, gave a talk at the CMC Athenaeum on the future of a partnership between the U.S. and China to reduce climate change.

Aerial view of the California Institution for Women, courtesy of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Prison Curriculum

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Issues Between Bars Prisons are a catch-22; we think we need them to feel safe, yet many cannot stand to be near them or to think about them more than is necessary. In the first instillation of “Issues Between Bars,” Stephanie introduces an insider view […]

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Finding a Voice in an Epidemic

Gregg Bordowitz, a renowned writer and artist, visited Scripps College on Thursday evening to discuss the issues of silence behind the AIDS epidemic in New York in the early 1980’s

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The Future is Not Far

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Towards the Singularity

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Towards the Singularity In the first edition of “The First Step”, Columnist Alex Baude ponders the future and your place in making it

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An Austin Parable

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies This week, Andy brings you a tale of two Austin filmmakers

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George Will, Free Speech, and Creating Safe Spaces

Writers Nimrah Imam and Emily Long reply to some of the recent controversy surrounding Scripp’s uninviting of prominent pundit George Will

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