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The divide in America today — which we constantly see, hear, feel, and fear — is illustrated and perpetuated in part through “PC culture”. PC (Politically Correct) culture refers to a trending social norm of being politically, socially, and e...

The Woke: The Elitist

The divide in America today — which we constantly see, hear, feel, and fear — is illustrated and perpetuated in part through “PC culture”. PC (Politically Correct) culture refers to a trending social norm of being politically, socially, and e...

In recent years, the startling public health trend once dubbed “The Asthma Epidemic” has been tentatively leveling off. With fewer cases of asthma diagnosed overall relative to previous years, Americans seem to be breathing easier. But despite th...

The Asthma Epidemic Isn’t Over

In recent years, the startling public health trend once dubbed “The Asthma Epidemic” has been tentatively leveling off. With fewer cases of asthma diagnosed overall relative to previous years, Americans seem to be breathing easier. But despite th...

In August 2017, Amazon purchased Whole Foods for $13.7 billion with a “vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.” While Amazon’s Prime users were ecstatic to find organic, fr...

Amazon’s Un-Scrutinized Monopolistic Practices

In August 2017, Amazon purchased Whole Foods for $13.7 billion with a “vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.” While Amazon’s Prime users were ecstatic to find organic, fr...

Amazon’s Alexa has reshaped how millions of American consumers live and behave at home. We might think of Alexa as that robot we yell at to set a timer, yet Amazon recently announced that it had bigger plans in store for the device. That’...

Alexa, Am I Dying?

Amazon’s Alexa has reshaped how millions of American consumers live and behave at home. We might think of Alexa as that robot we yell at to set a timer, yet Amazon recently announced that it had bigger plans in store for the device. That’...

While there is still a long way to go in terms of positive representation of autism in entertainment media, a select few fictional autistic personalities have achieved an impressive degree of Hollywood fame. Many of these highly-visible portrayals, h...

Beyond Rain Main: Diversifying Autism On Screen

While there is still a long way to go in terms of positive representation of autism in entertainment media, a select few fictional autistic personalities have achieved an impressive degree of Hollywood fame. Many of these highly-visible portrayals, h...

Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

All-Girl Schools: A Solution to Representation in STEM

Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

When New York City’s highly selective public schools released their admissions breakdown for the incoming freshman class in March, Stuyvesant High School gained national attention for admitting only 7 black students out of 895 spots. This staggerin...

Equality is Not a Zero Sum Game

When New York City’s highly selective public schools released their admissions breakdown for the incoming freshman class in March, Stuyvesant High School gained national attention for admitting only 7 black students out of 895 spots. This staggerin...

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...