Connor Donevan

Connor Donevan appears in the following:

Zimbabwe's Rickety Trains Get A Boost From Expat Investors Next Door

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.

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Mugabe's Gone, But Zimbabwe Still Has A Serious Cash Shortage

Saturday, July 28, 2018

The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Friday, July 20, 2018

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

Friday, July 20, 2018

Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

Saturday, July 14, 2018

For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."

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Human Ashes Left At The Vietnam Memorial Find A Not-Final Resting Place

Monday, May 28, 2018

To some, the Vietnam memorial is a sacred space and a fitting place for deceased veterans. But the National Park Service says it's not equipped to care for the remains that are being left there.

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Adjusting To An Empty Nest Brings Grief, But Also Freedom

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Crystal Joyce's son — her youngest child — leaves for college in the fall, and she's worried about "not being needed as much as a mom." Ana Machado shares advice on the transition to an empty nest.

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Navigating Life On Campus When You're On The Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The first year of college comes with a lot of changes: new friends, new surroundings, new classes. A college grad on the autism spectrum gives advice to a college freshman with Asperger's syndrome.

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Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Maddy Rich says anorexia is like a dead body chained to her ankle. She gets advice on recovery from Julia Sinn, who got treatment for her eating disorder seven years ago.

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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Advice From A Vet On The 'Rude Awakening' Of Transition To Civilian Life

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cameron Cook just got his discharge papers after a 23-year career in the U.S. Army. He talks with retired Army medic Jarrad Turner about the ups and downs of returning to civilian life.

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What To Expect When You're Expecting To Own A Farm

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Why you eventually have to stop picking sweet corn at 1 a.m. and other advice from a veteran farmer to one who is just getting started.

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After Losing A Spouse, Finding A Different Kind Of Happiness

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Larry Treadwell's wife died suddenly five years ago. He tells recently widowed K.T. Nicolaides that "it never hurts less; it just hurts less often."

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What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rhys Hora hopes walking the some 2,200 miles from Georgia to Maine will nudge him out of a rut. Sara Leibold did it in 2011 and says adjusting to the solitude, and then life afterward, are difficult.

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Is This Going To Make Me A Different Person? Gender Transition Questions Answered

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tor Des Roches is medically transitioning from female to male. Julian Harris already has and remembers how "one day you're getting sir'd and he'd, and the next day you're getting she'd and her'd."

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'None Of These Votes Are Easy': Learning The Ropes On City Council

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Veteran city councilman Ryan Coonerty offers this advice to newcomer Charles Johnson: get to know your colleagues, carry a business card and practice using giant scissors before the ribbon-cutting.

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'Hemingway Didn't Say That' (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka)

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

There are tons of quotes from famous people out there — and a lot of them are just plain wrong. Author Garson O'Toole has dedicated himself to setting the record straight.

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'The Oatmeal' Remembers 'Star Trek' Creator's Heroic Plane Crash Rescue

Monday, November 16, 2015

Many people were moved last week by an online comic on a site called "The Oatmeal." It was illustrated and written by Matthew Inman, and it's titled "It's going to be okay."

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Millennials Navigate The Ups And Downs Of Cohabitation

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Millennials are more likely to live with the person they're dating than previous generations were — it's practically a rite of passage. So what does that means for their relationships?

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