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Harvard Student Discusses Why She Opposes The University’s Admissions Process

Oct 17, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Harvard Student Discusses Why She Opposes The University’s Admissions Process

NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Harvard University junior Kelley Babphavong about her opposition to the university’s affirmative action admissions process.

To ‘Make Ink’ You Just Need To Look Down Around Your Feet

Oct 17, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on To ‘Make Ink’ You Just Need To Look Down Around Your Feet

NPR’s Ari Shapiro explores the city of Washington, D.C., with artist Jason Logan, and author of Make Ink: A Forager’s Guide to Natural Inkmaking, to urban forage for materials to make ink.

‘The Republican Club’ Painter Andy Thomas On How His Work Ended Up In The White House

Oct 16, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on ‘The Republican Club’ Painter Andy Thomas On How His Work Ended Up In The White House

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Andy Thomas, the creator of “The Republican Club” — a painting that was seen hanging in the White House on Sunday’s 60 Minutes.

Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman A Reformer Or Not?

Oct 16, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman A Reformer Or Not?

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came to international attention with his economic reforms and his creation of more opportunities for women, but he’s now known for repressive acts.

Retail Giant Sears Files For Bankruptcy

Oct 15, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Retail Giant Sears Files For Bankruptcy

Sears has filed for bankruptcy protection, formally acknowledging the lowest moment in the 130-year history of the conglomerate that shaped how Americans shop.

President Trump Has Full Month Of Campaigning As Midterms Approach

Oct 15, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on President Trump Has Full Month Of Campaigning As Midterms Approach

President Trump is hitting the campaign trail hard in the last few weeks before the mid-term elections.

Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts Underway In Florida

Oct 14, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts Underway In Florida

While water and some food is being delivered, residents in some of the harder hit areas of Hurricane Michael are growing frustrated. The extensive destruction is more than they anticipated.

Digging Into The Enduring Mythology Of Bigfoot

Oct 14, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Digging Into The Enduring Mythology Of Bigfoot

The first published reference to “Bigfoot” was 60 years ago, but the mysterious woodland creature still captures Americans’ imaginations. Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with Laura Krantz, who documents its enthusiasts.

Artists Take To The Streets To Reflect On Current Political Climate

Oct 13, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Artists Take To The Streets To Reflect On Current Political Climate

From street artist Robbie Conal to “The 50 State Initiative” that features exhibitions and more than 100 artist-designed billboards, artists are responding to the current political environment.

Playwright Sarah Jones Takes On The Sex Industry In ‘Sell/Buy/Date’

Oct 13, 2018   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Playwright Sarah Jones Takes On The Sex Industry In ‘Sell/Buy/Date’

Sell/Buy/Date is a one-woman-play about the sex industry. NPR’s Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with playwright Sarah Jones about how she portrays 19 different characters.

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