ATLAS OBSCURA: The Migrant Quilt Project Remembers Lives Lost Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The 14 quilts that make up the Migrant Quilt Project are each unique. One looks like a large American flag, one shows silhouetted cacti against an orange sunset, one is quilted with rows of small white skulls. But all of the […]

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NEPR: ‘Balancing Act’ As UMass, Holyoke Community College Respond To White Supremacist Fliers

Hate groups are on the rise in the U.S. and they increasingly see college campuses as prime recruiting ground. UMass Amherst and Holyoke Community College are just two of dozens of college campuses to have been targeted by white nationalist propaganda […]

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NEPR: Will Hampshire College’s Flag Fight Affect Enrollment?

Enrollment matters a lot for a school like Hampshire College, with just about 1400 students and a relatively small endowment. So Hampshire had some budget problems this year, when the student body came up about 60 students short. “We under-enrolled,” […]

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NEPR: In Academia, A Push For More Generous Parental Leave

New England has long held a reputation as a hub for higher education. Just in Massachusetts, colleges and universities employ more than 120,000 people. The experience of working at a college can vary greatly campus-to-campus, and that includes employee benefits […]

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KPCC: Should farmers markets be required to accept food stamps? City Council weighs in

  Update: The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to direct the city attorney to draft an ordinance making it mandatory for all farmers markets to accept EBT cards (the electronic equivalent of food stamps). The vote was 11-0 with […]

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KPCC: UCLA project puts LA indigenous communities on the map

  L.A. is home to one of the largest populations of indigenous people in the United States. That includes those who are native to Southern California and indigenous peoples who have relocated here. Yet many of L.A.’s indigenous peoples find […]

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The 14 quilts that make up the Migrant Quilt Project are each unique. One looks like a large American flag, one shows silhouetted cacti against an orange sunset, one is quilted with rows of small white skulls. But all of the […]

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PHOENIX (Reuters) – A federal judge on Wednesday upheld President Donald Trump’s pardon earlier this year of 85-year-old former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, rejecting legal challenges by outside groups. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton said that she had considered the […]

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Hate groups are on the rise in the U.S. and they increasingly see college campuses as prime recruiting ground. UMass Amherst and Holyoke Community College are just two of dozens of college campuses to have been targeted by white nationalist propaganda […]

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