Nearly half of all full-time college students also work.
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Taking a job while in college may put graduation out of reach for some students.
Stonehenge has long been the site of some of the most famous solstice celebrations.
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The dead of winter, when the longest night of the year takes place, has also traditionally been celebrated as a time of renewal and reverence.
Même si les enfants ne croient pas au Père Noël, c'est une fiction qui leur semble agréable et gratifiante.
Si les plus petits croient généralement au père Noël, ils se représentent ce personnage sous une forme bien plus banale que ce qu’en disent les adultes.
Voters in the midterm elections decided that the GOP would run the House, while the Democrats would run the Senate.
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Lots has been said about the 2022 US midterm elections. But a scholar of democracy says there’s really only one conclusion that can be made about how voters behaved.
The Qatar World Cup is moving the goalposts.
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Staging the spectacle in Qatar has raised rights issues and concerns about the heat. But away from the controversy, there will be the usual mix of sporting moments, supporters’ joy and heartache.
Split soccer loyalties?
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As the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, a scholar probes questions of identity in the American game. Is Mexico really the US’s ‘other team’?
A vote sign appears at a campaign event for Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Mastro in Las Vegas on Nov. 1, 2022.
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While TV political ads might seem old-fashioned in the age of social media, research shows that this kind of advertising does win votes – and could influence the upcoming midterms.
Hands across the divide: a statue in Northern Ireland.
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We talk to a political scientist and a philosopher about how to bring countries back from dangerous levels of polarisation. Listen to The Conversation Weekly.
A county clerk, far left, swears in a group of Nevada residents to conduct a hand count of ballots on Oct. 26, 2022.
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Amid discussion of how best to conduct and tally a hotly contested election that is potentially subject to nefarious meddling, three experts explain the basics.
This illustration shows the lack of civility in American politics.
Political debate has always been filled with heated words and deeply held emotions. But the level of civility in political discourse has reached a new low.
A pit bull is not an official breed – it’s an umbrella term for a type of dog.
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A scholar of law and humanities compares bans on dogs with any pit bull genes to “one drop” laws that once classified people with even a single Black ancestor as Black.
Failure to complete homework leaves students in the lurch.
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Not all students have access to the same level of parental help at home. So why are they judged as if they do? Two scholars probe how educators view students who fail to complete their homework.
There are ways to get things done under the U.S. Capitol dome.
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What makes an effective lawmaker? Two scholars have studied 50 years of congressional legislating, and they’ve got a scorecard and a plan.
Rep. Liz Cheney at a primary Election Day gathering at Mead Ranch in Jackson, Wyo.
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Liz Cheney has been a conservative GOP congressional policymaker since 2016. But when she turned against Donald Trump, GOP voters in Wyoming turned against her.
Schools can help students see themselves working in computer science.
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While computer science courses can help students with learning disabilities see themselves in careers in the field, they are still underrepresented. A team of researchers explores why.
During the Cold War, Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union was tightly restricted.
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During the Cold War, Russia’s refusal to allow Jews to leave the country reflected its political aims. The same is likely true today, a Jewish studies scholar explains.
White nationalist Dylann Roof appears in court on June 19, 2015, after his arrest in the mass shootings at a Black church in South Carolina.
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Since 2017, the FBI has warned US Congress that the rise of white nationalism and the violence of extremist militia groups is a dangerous domestic terrorism threat.
A bridge and road submerged by floodwaters from the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.
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As recent deluges in St. Louis and Kentucky show, flash flooding can happen in urban and rural areas, with deadly results in either setting.
Members of the Oath Keepers stand outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Nationalist militia groups like the Oath Keepers have changed over the last several years – especially since the Capitol attack – in a few important ways, generally becoming more extreme.
Abortion-rights protesters shout slogans after tying green flags to the fence of the White House in Washington, D.C. on July 9, 2022.
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Historians of American religious history explain why the Supreme Court’s recent religious liberty rulings are an example of America’s long struggle to define religious freedom.