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The Supreme Court, Roger Ailes and the decline of bipartisanship in...

Involving young people in politics has been a major theme in the 2016 presidential race, likely due to the fact that so many young...

The rise of modern sophism in the Trump era

Update, March 6, 2017: The conclusion of this column has been updated to reflect a more recent draft of the version published in the March...

Running from hurricanes in the age of incuriousness

Since ancient times, man has forged explanations for the inexplicable. The ancient Mongolians claimed Earth rested on the back of a giant frog whose...

How kids teach us the meaning of mindfulness

Lately I’ve been wondering if it’s possible to reconcile childishness and adulthood.

Decisive win for Hillary, but continued uphill battle for women

Sept. 26 was a critical evening for the seemingly interminable 2016 presidential race, which, to the delight of world leaders and the American public...

Retain empathy after divisive year

The rhetoric that has surfaced over the course of the 2016 presidential race, primarily due to the vile, widely incoherent assertions made by Republican...

Left employs identity politics in same divisive way as the right

The result of the 2016 presidential election has, among many things, underscored the necessity of self-reflection among Americans, especially liberals. Perhaps President-elect Trump’s boisterous...

Sí se Puede? Where the Women’s March movement falls short

When I returned home from the Women’s March in Miami I felt invincible. I carried my optimism in feet aching from hours of marching...

Twenty years of wisdom on the small things, the big ideas...

Last weekend was my 20th birthday. It also happened to be my deadline for this article. So while crouching over my laptop and getting...

Forgoing time with friends to study? You may be doing more...

The relationships we have, and the love we give and receive, are the most important aspects of our existence. We shouldn't abandon those priorities when our schedules get hectic.

Expect, accept discomfort in a society of differing perspectives

This summer, I spent a month working as the office coordinator at a music camp I attended as a child. I was excited to...