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Shedding Patriarchy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:29:43 +0000

A first-generation Eritrean immigrant, Youth Radio’s Awet Habtom must learn for herself how to navigate the challenges of cultural traditions.


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Christmas Cards

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:07:01 +0000

The tradition of the holiday card has taken a big hit from the digital age, but not in Debbie Duncan’s home.


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Taking It

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:42:12 +0000

The Trump Administration's decision to curtail two large national monuments has Carol Arnold down but not out.


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Learning Christmas

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:06:36 +0000

For Misa Sugiura's immigrant family, Christmas traditions had to be learned before they could be handed down.


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Incessant Caring

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:05:54 +0000

Sean Gleason works hard to teach not just the student, but also the child.


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Ashes to Ashes

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:32:14 +0000

Archaeologist Mike Newland uses his skills to help victims of the Wine Country fires find the cremains of loved ones.


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Harassment Language

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:35:22 +0000

Monique Hosein says misleading language doesn’t help the conversation over sexual misconduct.


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Laughing at the Gallows

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:52:25 +0000

Andrew Lewis says that when reality is too horrific, the only way too survive may be to laugh at it.


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Middle Ground

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 16:00:34 +0000

Steve Torgerson argues that staying in your personal echo chamber gets no one anywhere.


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The Nutmeg Kit

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 23:55:51 +0000

A small gift from her now-deceased sister gives Heidi Swillinger a lifetime of memories.


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Identity Theft

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:57:35 +0000

The children have left the nest and Mac Clayton is dealing with a loss of identity.


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Dreaming of Clouds

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 23:24:02 +0000

Terence Krista takes profound comfort in the work of the mysterious and reclusive Chinese poet known as Cold Mountain.


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Course Corrections

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 21:18:17 +0000

Peggy Hansen observes that not everything in nature works out as planned, naturally.


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The Season of Asking

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:36:19 +0000

It's that time when we weigh whether to give a year-end donation. Rob Tufel considers the potential good a foregone donation might have made.


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