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Sarah Smarsh
Journalist Sarah Smarsh is the author of two books on Kansas history and the editor of a feminist essay collection on women's health.

Entries by Sarah Smarsh

Kansas Highway Construction May Unearth Human Remains

(2) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 9:18 PM


In a recent New Yorker story called "Rush," a South Indian man says of his region's growing East Coast Road, "Civilization only kills. I was much happier before we became civilized." His wife, similarly devastated by their teenage son's...

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Under Brownback, Kansas Will Be Only State Without Arts Commission

(18) Comments | Posted January 24, 2011 | 2:42 PM

Kansans suffered a painful embarrassment several years ago when a ruthlessly conservative school board rewrote its definition of science, paving the way for "intelligent design" to be taught alongside evolution in public schools. The decision since has been reversed, and sensible Kansans' facial muscles only recently recovered from...

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