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Dec 1 2016 | Sara Button
When Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux offered their design for Central Park in 1858, they envisioned a space where hard-working people could inexpensively enjoy the outdoors. One of their main goals was to make such a place easily accessible for those who could not otherwise afford a holiday...
Oct 20 2016 | Michael Taylor
Stanford University has become so famous in recent years that it seems unnecessary and almost ridiculous to introduce it, but, since the point of this piece will be that the fantastical excellence of Stanford’s reputation lies at the heart of a serious problem for and with the school, please bear...
Oct 20 2016 | MICHAELA HULSTYN
In the memorable milk farm scene from George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), the camera zooms out from a doll nestled against a full set of breasts, which are attached to an industrial pump. Breastmilk flows into an oversized, medical-looking tank above her head. As the camera tracks across the...
Oct 11 2016 | Sara Button
With the proliferation of the internet, borders have dissipated to allow for global communication in unprecedented ways. In this world where “we are all becoming neighbors of everyone else,” how do we exercise our freedom of expression while still being neighborly? How do we preserve healthy, civil...
Aug 2 2016 | MICHAELA HULSTYN
 

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