Culture and Society

Reflections on Fake News

April 17, 2017 // 9 Comments

Jeff Berger — Recently I read an article by Sharon Noguchi in my local newspaper, the San Jose Mercury, about teachers helping students to distinguish between fake news [...]

The Sheriff of the Park

March 9, 2017 // 4 Comments

Les Guliasi — Point Isabel is the largest off-leash dog park in the country. The two sections of the 53 acre park are divided by Hoffman channel and connected by a [...]

America’s Four Gods

December 27, 2016 // 8 Comments

Ron Berger — Cross-national studies indicate that Americans report one of the highest levels of belief in God in the world. A recent Gallup Poll conducted in May-June [...]

Those Neighbors

December 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

DeWitt Clinton — Most people I see I don’t know. I can sit down on a public bench and not say a word to the guy sitting next to me, as he’s busy scrolling or [...]