OP-ED: Department of Homeland Security announces the creation of “Disinformation Governance Board”: no, that’s not a good thing
Executive Director of the Disinformation Governance Board Nina Jankowicz. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)

OP-ED: Department of Homeland Security announces the creation of “Disinformation Governance Board”: no, that’s not a good thing

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), one of the most noxious abusers of civil liberties among the many arms of the U.S. Security State, has recently announced the formation of a “Disinformation Governance Board” meant to target and combat “internal activities related to disinformation…

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“Beyond van Gogh” hits Sarasota
Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night," one of many projected paintings at the Beyond van Gogh exhibit.

“Beyond van Gogh” hits Sarasota

Beyond van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has swept the world—or a very small corner of it—by storm. With dozens of locations in the U.S., a handful in Canada and additional locations in Peru, Brazil, Chile and Puerto Rico, the exhibit is becoming increasingly popular with…

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Why Ethics and Humanities courses are important for all AOCs
New College offers several philosophy courses that revolve around ethics, as well as, notably, courses on Medical Humanities taught by Cornel.

Why Ethics and Humanities courses are important for all AOCs

Any career path involves a set of ethical values that ideally should be followed. However, the study of concentrations involving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) are pursued at much higher rates than the humanities, which typically includes ethics-related courses at larger American universities. All…

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Opinion: Stay vigilant against medicalization

Reader submission by Danielle Robbins Medicalization a process by which human problems are treated as medical problems. When medicalization was introduced into Western society, it formed an oppressive structure that capitalizes on society’s perception of health. Medicalization plays a role in shaping society’s ideals of…

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OPINION: Stigmatizing Symbols
Saussure’s description of two great rivers running in parallel, one representing the “indefinite plane of jumbled ideas” and the other representing the “equally vague plane of sounds."

OPINION: Stigmatizing Symbols

Reader submission by Ian Jensen On the song Fantasy off the 2016 album Warlord artist Lil Flash raps “My eyes red just like a stop sign.” Upon hearing this, many will conclude that Lil Flash has been smoking weed. Before following them in doing so,…

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OPINION: Treatment before medication: order matters
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OPINION: Treatment before medication: order matters

Submission by Stassi Kiousis I stared at the whiteboard, looking at my teacher, Ms. Lewis, writing down the math problem. My eyes kept wandering around the room, or my vision went blurry while my mind raced from thoughts about lunch to my homework later that day…

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What you don’t understand about chronic pain
Model of chronic pain, courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

What you don’t understand about chronic pain

Reader submission by Lila Marlow If you’ve ever stubbed your toe, then you’ve experienced pain. But living through pain and living with pain are two very different things. People who suffer from chronic pain live with it every day, every week, every month for years.…

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