Academia

Getting Out of Bed

Better Sleep Habits Won't Save Me From the Exhaustion of Academia

As a Black woman graduate student, burn out feels like a requirement for success.
Zoé Samudzi
1.28.19
entertainment

Scholars Say​ if You Hate the Kardashians, You Probably Hate Yourself

The field of Kardashian research is growing. Here's what it can tell us about society.
Katya Lopatko
5.7.18
obituary

Bernie De Koven, Influential Game Designer and Scholar of Fun, Dies at 76

The author of 'The Well-Played Game' reminded us that rules should come secondary to people.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.26.18
academic pursuits

The Scholarly Journal for Studying Photos of Mark Zuckerberg

The inaugural edition of 'The California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg' was released Monday.
Louise Matsakis
11.28.17
Zines

This Calming Zine Is Helping My Social Media Overstimulation

Heterotopias examines virtual architecture through essays and images that make you stop and think.
Mikhail Klimentov
10.17.17
Academia

Study That Claimed AI Could Determine a Person’s Sexuality Is Under Ethical Review

The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology is reexamining a Stanford study after it received significant backlash.
Louise Matsakis
9.12.17
Memes

Meme Historians Are an Inevitability

Memes now have as much power, influence, and reach as the propaganda posters of yesteryear. Of course they're going to be academically studied.
Justin Caffier
5.19.17
mental health

Getting a Doctorate Is Such a Total Beatdown

A new study suggests just how dramatically dispiriting the process of studying for an advanced degree can be.
Jesse Hicks
3.29.17
education

It Makes Sense Most College Professors Are Liberals

It's true that academics lean more left wing than the general population, but that doesn't mean academia is a hotbed of revolutionary socialist sentiment.
Tom Whyman
3.3.17
politics

Woman on Professor Watchlist Goes Into Hiding After Receiving Death Threats

We talked to other professors listed on the Professor Watchlist website, which claims to "expose and document college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom."
Kimberly Lawson
12.15.16
Interviews

The Space Archaeologist Studying the Junk Humans Leave Throughout the Cosmos

"People think of space as this empty place, but there's all this human material in it."
Aimee Knight
11.22.16
Interviews

Black Sky and Black Rose: The Secret to Khemmis' Slow-Burning Rock'n'Roll

Stream the grizzled, Thin Lizzy-obsessed Denver upstarts' highly-anticipated new album, 'Hunted.'
Cody Davis
10.13.16
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