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The March for Science has come and gone, but the team that sparked the movement still hasn’t taken a breather.
“We were crazy before the march, and we’ve been crazy after it,” said Caroline Weinberg, a public health educator, writer and advocate in New York who was one of the primary organizers of the main march in Washington. “It’s been pretty non-stop since April 22.”
She’s not kidding.
The day after the…
He spends his day on his knees, reverently arranging and rearranging his books on the plastic sheets that serve as his sidewalk shop on a downtown bridge, as thoughtful as a fortuneteller turning over cards.
To Sandile Mavimbela, the books have more mystical pull than any deck of cards, and he believes in their power to change futures — including his own if he sells enough of them.
But they can also alter the lives of his readers. …
Bill Tuchscher had been riding dirt bikes in the desert for more than two decades when he and a group of friends set out for a weekend ride near Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Late in the afternoon, far from their camp, the riders became tired. It was well over 100 degrees, and their water bottles were drained dry.
Tuchscher, seeming disoriented, fell. Then he fell again. He pushed his bike into a bit of shade, took the group’s only map out of his pocket and gave it to one of the other riders. …
Is your school a safe place for people like you?
That may be a hard question to answer, especially if you’re a minority. Your life may not be in danger, but there may be signs that your wellbeing is not as important as that of others.
Here’s one story from a student that was made to feel like she doesn’t belong on campus:
A girl made a comment to me about how “people…