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Mar 14 2017 | Sara Button
On March 1st, journalist and poet Eliza Griswold came to Stanford as part of the Writer’s Workshop, an initiative led by the McCoy Center that gives nonfiction writers without an academic appointment the opportunity to talk about their current book project and hold a manuscript workshop. Her...
Mar 7 2017 | Michael Taylor
Thou: Truth or dare? I: Truth. Thou: What’s a recurring fantasy you have? I: Like, one day I’ll be an astronaut? Thou: No. You know what I mean. You don’t have to get graphic. I just mean the general situation. I: That’s tough. Thou: You can do any old fantasy, if you don’t feel comfortable. I: I...
Mar 7 2017 | Michael Taylor
I: What do you think of men being at the Women’s Marches? Thou: Oh, it’s great. As long as they know the place their bodies have at that kind of event. I: What do you mean by that?
Feb 27 2017 | Kevin Mintz
Sex has been the subject of religious and political discourse for millennia because of its role in reproduction. Imagine, if you will, a world where most people do not have sex in order to reproduce. This is precisely what Professor Hank Greely does in his recent book The End of Sex and the Future...
Feb 14 2017 | Sara Button
Say I give you $1000 a month for a year. Maybe three years. Maybe twelve. You can do whatever you want with it—no need to pass any kind of test or apply for any kind of job to receive the money. Use it as you see fit. How would you spend it?