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The Takeaway

How College Applicants Deal With Rejection

Monday, March 30, 2015

Rejection hurts, but will it define you?

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The Takeaway

College Campuses: A 'Hunting Ground' for Rapists

Monday, February 23, 2015

The new film "The Hunting Ground" looks at the rape epidemic on college campuses, and how colleges contribute to the issue by deliberately erasing the truth.

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On Being

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition [remix]

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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On Being

[Unedited] Joy Ladin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female — in an orthodox Jewish world.

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The Takeaway

UAB Shuts Down Football Program

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The University of Alabama-Birmingham is terminating it's football program, a move that has angered the people of Birmingham and united a divided community.

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The Takeaway

After Battlefield, Vet Finds Hope on Football Fields

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Daniel Rodriguez is an Iraq and Afghan war veteran first, and a collegiate football player second.

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BackStory

Listener Calls

Friday, September 26, 2014

With the American History Guys

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On Being

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Jonathan Sacks, Katharine Jefferts Schori, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr — Pursuing Happiness [remix]

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The XIV Dalai Lama seems to many to embody happiness — happiness against the odds, a virtue that is acquired and practiced. Before a live audience in Atlanta, Georgia, Krista had a rare opportunity to mull over the meaning of happiness.

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On Being

[Unedited] The Dalai Lama, Jonathan Sacks, Katharine Jefferts Schori, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr with Krista Tippett

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The XIV Dalai Lama seems to many to embody happiness — happiness against the odds, a virtue that is acquired and practiced. Before a live audience in Atlanta, Georgia, Krista had a rare opportunity to mull over the meaning of happiness.

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Listen to Lucy

Cool students are more toxic than rich ones

Monday, September 08, 2014

Cool students are more toxic than rich ones

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The Takeaway

Ole Miss May Drop its Nickname

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The issue of symbolism is one Ole Miss, or the University of Mississippi, is struggling with now. University of Mississippi officials are reviewing the school’s nickname as part of a bigger inquiry into the school’s historic associations with symbols of the Confederacy.

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WNYC News

Sen. Gillibrand Takes Aim at Sexual Assault on Campuses

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

WNYC

New legislation continues Sen. Kristen Gillibrand's efforts to fight sexual violence against women.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Wesleyan University President Champions Liberal Education

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Michael S. Roth explores the long-running debate over vocational vs. liberal education and argues that liberal education cultivates individual freedom, supports civic virtue, and instills hope for the future.

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The Takeaway

Should College Material Come with a Trigger Warning?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The growing practice of requesting “trigger warnings” on college course material that might be disturbing to students has caused a great deal of controversy. Why are trigger warnings such a hot-button topic and how should we address them?

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On Being

Joy Ladin — Gender and the Syntax of Being: Identity and Transition

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female -- in an orthodox Jewish world.

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On Being

[Unedited] Joy Ladin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female -- in an orthodox Jewish world.

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Listen to Lucy

Graduates need a dose of reality

Monday, May 27, 2013

Graduates need a dose of reality

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The Takeaway

Students Fight for Colleges to Drop Fossil Fuel Holdings

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Climate change never found its way into the 2012 presidential campaign, but college students across dozens of campuses have launched a campaign of their own. Their goal is to divest university endowments of holdings in fossil fuel companies.

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The Takeaway

In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants

Monday, November 26, 2012

Last week, Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts issued a directive to the state’s Board of Higher Education mandating all state universities and colleges to charge some undocumented students in-state tuition. Is the move fair, or going too far? Sarah Birnbaum, political and statehouse reporter for WGBH, explains the implications of the directive.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Looking at Affirmative Action

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Legal journalist Stuart Taylor and law professor Richard Sander examine what affirmative action has become, arguing that while the objective is laudable, the effects have not always been positive. In their book Mismatch they make the case that Affirmative Action hurts the students it’s intended to help and looks at why universities are reluctant to admit it and address problems.

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