The Humanities Can Get Loud

  • November 6, 2023
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  • Editorial
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  • By Stone Addington

The humanities aren’t all cozy reading rooms and contemplative coffee chats. They can be a shattering, rowdy, challenging experience—but on the other end lies wisdom.

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Why “She Said” Bombed

  • February 10, 2023
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  • Editorial
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  • By Lauri Hennessey

Lauri Hennessey was one of 20 women harassed—and retaliated against—by Senator Bob Packwood. She says the film’s failure shows we’re still uncomfortable talking about sexual harassment.

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School Bonds

  • June 8, 2021
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  • Editorial
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  • By Johann N. Neem

As an immigrant, the civic lessons and shared American culture taught in school made me feel at home. Now, forces on both the left and right are pushing back against what I learned.

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“I Would Drink Deeper”

  • September 30, 2016
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  • Editorial
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  • By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate

Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”

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