How to Hold Space for Yourself

By Azriel ReShel / 08.05.2016 Artwork by Regina Lord The Importance of ‘Being There’ for Yourself Most people would say they are good at supporting their friends and family, but why are we so bad at being there for ourselves? When my second eldest daughter was a few months old, she developed colic. She would[…]

Harvard Republican Club Will Not Support Party Nominee Donald Trump

By Brandon J. Dixon / 08.04.2016 The Harvard Republican Club announced it would not support Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, and called for Republican leaders to withdraw their support of the candidate they called a “threat to the survival of the Republic” in a press release Thursday. In the scathing statement, the largest conservative[…]

My Walking Pilgrimage

After witnessing a catastrophic oil spill in San Francisco Bay in 1971, John Francis got out of his car, took a vow of silence, and walked for the next 22 years. / Photo by Gabriel Urda How the simple act of walking can open us up to confront and heal our toughest problems. By John[…]

Geomythology: Can Geologists Relate Ancient Stories of Great Floods to Real Events?

Cataclysmic natural disasters frame indelible human stories. Francis Danby, The Deluge By Dr. David R. Montgomery / 08.04.2016 Professor of Earth and Space Sciences University of Washington Modern people have long wondered about ancient stories of great floods. Do they tell of real events in the distant past, or are they myths rooted in imagination?[…]

Watch a Year’s Worth of Trump Supporters Spouting Vitriol, Racism, Fascist Rhetoric

Trump supporters tend to emerge from his rallies incensed and spewing vitriol. (Photo: Darron Birgenheier/flickr/cc) It’s no secret that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump fills his speeches with nationalism and xenophobia. And in a three-minute video published by the New York Times late Wednesday, a collection of clips from the divisive nominee’s rallies throughout the[…]