Washington University in St. Louis

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Meet Ben Kiel, the Man Behind The New Yorker's Recent Typeface Redesign

    Note: This was originally published by our sister paper in St. Louis, The Riverfront Times There's been a minor media brouhaha over the fact that The New Yorker just launched a redesign for the first time in thirteen years. The news was featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine, the tech bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Scientology's Shocking Treatment of Children Held in a Suburban Labor Camp

    Shocking news this morning from journalist Bryan Seymour in Australia. In a story for the program TodayTonight that took him more than a year to put together, Seymour blows the lid off a re-education camp operated by Scientology in a suburb of Sydney, where children as young as eight years old hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Powerful People Are Delusional

    Surely, you've heard that old chestnut that tall people make better leaders. That more presidents are tall. That tall people are smarter, hotter, funnier, more successful, better athletes, better models, and make more money -- and, even, that women like tall men better. Some of this may be true -- s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Scientology: The Now Religion!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 17, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 51 Scientology: The Now Religion By Donald M. Kaplan The true measures of the false prophet are an unrelenting certainty and a staggering income. The immediate impression of L. Ron Hubbard, the prophet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Today's Top Medical Headlines

    Washington University in St. Louis, "Cell Phone Ringtones Can Pose Major Distraction, Impair Recall" ("When we played the [LSU] fight song as part of our lab experiments, the distraction factor lasted longer"). University of Arkansas at Little Rock, "Historian Blames 'Criminalization of Poverty' fo ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 1, 2006
  • Music

    May 24, 2005

    Jazz Goes to College

    Dismantling canons, describing contexts, the new jazz studies come of age.

  • Dance

    December 5, 2000

    Organization Man

    Listening to Dorfman, Whose Dream Came True

  • News

    March 16, 1999