Charles takes a more serious note this week with the issue of gun control.
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Jenna continues to explore the political culture of Washington and finds that even in the midst of a government shutdown, D.C. can still be “overwhelming”.
After spending two months in Denmark, Ben has gotten some perspective on how we think about families in America.
Charles has had a bit of time to reflect on the recent government shutdown, and finds an important message in the form of a parking ticket in London.
Columnist Lexie Kelly has found “a present-day shrine to the Generalísimo in an ordinary truck-stop’s clothing.” Read about “Close Encounters of the Neo-Falangist Kind, or How I learned to Stop Worrying (sort of) and Embrace My Own Staggering Ignorance in the Face of Pretty Much Everything”
After two weeks of shutdown, the United States is hurtling towards default, and more and more government programs face closure. In Copenhagen, Ben Hackenberger finds that things are much different.
“The Syria crisis ensued during my first few days in Washington. The U.S. government was deciding whether to order a military strike on Syria to punish the government for using chemical weapons against its citizens in the civil war. In the morning, I would wake up and watch CNN while I ate breakfast with my roommates.”
Worried about the government shutdown? Columnist Charles Blyzniuk has a list of pros and cons for you!
Charles is back, and he’s scoured the depths of Twitter to bring us some illuminating commentary on last week’s Miss America pageant.
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Charles Blyzniuk is back on the scene after finally getting back from North Korea (something about being stuck in customs or some excuse like that). Now he’s ready to impart some wisdom after being able to sit down for a candid interview with a top-ranking North Korean general.
In this installment of Savage on Science, Tamara takes a look at the Liu lab in Pomona’s Chemistry department. In Dr. Liu’s lab, they examine the role regulatory RNA has to play in transcriptional and translational processes and how this knowledge can be used to fight pathogens and detect pollutants in water.