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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 Some clips and links contain disturbing images, foul language, and spoilers for The Interview. Well, it’s come to that time of year again when Hollywood outdoes itself with movies that cost millions, if not hundreds of millions of dollars to make, advertise […]

Action and American Reaction

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series ISIS Abroad

In another installation of ISIS abroad, Staff Writer Anna Balderstein examines the future of American intervention in the Middle East and beyond

The Fight Against Malaria

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Savage on Science

After graduation, students go on to change the world around them. Read more in today’s Savage on Science

Expansion Challenges in Liberal Arts Colleges: A Debate in Claremont

Many liberal arts colleges are considering increasing their student population. Will this affect the quality of education in the 5Cs?

The Passage of Proposition 47

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

In another edition of Issues Between Bars, guest columnist Monika Lee writes on the passing of Proposition 47

Fire Camp

This entry is part 3 of 4 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

Ferguson: The Motion Picture

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

The War On Drugs Outside the Bubble

This entry is part 2 of 4 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

Prison Curriculum

This entry is part 1 of 4 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 of the prison system.

Advancing Bee Science at HMC

This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series Savage on Science

This past summer, students in Assistant Professor of Biology Matina Donaldson-Matasci’s bee lab built a tool to record how often honeybees visit a food source. This is the first project in Donaldson-Matasci’s lab, a new professor in Mudd’s Biology Department.

The Season of Revenge

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Politics at the Movies

In preparation for the Halloween season, Andy went back and watched every horror movie ever. Here’s a brief rundown of some issues he found just in time for the big night

Reflections On the One-Child Policy

In the first edition of her column, April addresses China’s One-Child policies

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