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Victory at Elsipogtog

By Gord Hill

In June 2013, SWN began surveying for shale gas in New Brunswick...


Photo Essay: Commemorative Journey to Auschwitz-Birkenau

By Oisín P.  Murphy

Every year the Italian government organizes a commemorative train journey to Auschwitz in honor of the Italian Jews who were transported from the Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence to Auschwitz for extermination, leaving from the same platform from which they left over 70 years ago, with special meetings with survivors of the concentration camp and visits to various camps and monuments.


Taking a Stance on Food Waste

By Alex V. Barnard

Freegans live on what our nation throws away, journeying into “off-limits” territory by going so far as to eat food from supermarket dumpsters.


Speed, Exercise, and Freedom for Women

By Margaret Guroff

The rise of bicycles didn’t just make physical activity an enjoyable pastime in America. It actually played a role in women’s rights, allowing them access to less restrictive clothing and the opportunity to journey farther from the home.


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Coming to America: The History of Mail-Order Brides

By Marcia A. Zug

Mail-order brides have deep roots in American history, dating back to the colonial period.


Academics in Crisis

By Susan D. Blum

Is there a problem with students’ academic achievements at the college level, or is the problem that expectations for how students learn have not changed as students have?


Losing a Foster Sister

By Susan Silverman

At the age of six, Susan Silverman learned how to accept with open arms — and eventually say goodbye to — a child without a home.


Understanding: The Key to Community Building

By James Hoggan & Thich Nhat Hanh

In a world full of divisive issues, the principles of Vietnamese Monks attempt to build a unified and understanding community.