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I Contain Multitudes: Brian Martinez

Diane Luby Lane | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts
Diane Luby Lane

Their team didn't make the finals, or even the semifinals, but there was something about his performance, his intenseness, his citing Emily Dickinson with grit. The clip was so short, just a few words; no one would even know that he was performing Emily Dickinson...but I would know.

Clearcutting the California Dream

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In 1988-1989, I was a visiting professor of environmental studies at Humboldt State University in northern California. By then I was convinced that la...

Random Acts of Artfulness: The Magic of Painter Allison Curtis

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Between the striking image and just the sheer oddity of finding a fully completed canvas left above a water meter on the side of a house, it was eventful. There was a note attached: "For you, if you want it. Love, Allison."

WATCH: Grade-School Girl Shocks Chemists WIth Rare Discovery

Posted 02.03.2012 | Science

Now that Clara Lazen of Kansas City, Mo. has been published in a major chemistry journal, she can set her sights on a new goal: graduating elementary ...

Student Missing After Being Swept Down Icy River

Posted 08.22.2011 | College

A Humboldt State University student is missing after he was swept down the Trinity river on Sunday. Jian Kang, who studied biology at the universit...

From Chicago to Colombia and Beyond for College Dreams

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

I stood next to the Chicago river with a skinny little guy who had gotten it into his head that he was going to ride his rickety bicycle from the 'burbs to Argentina for twenty months in order to raise money for low-income students to go to college.