Lauren Hodges appears in the following:
Friday, April 09, 2021
At Stanford University, an assignment for a class on markets led to an experiment using economic thinking to match undergrads together romantically. It's a great way to understand many other markets.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
After two recent attacks on the U.S. Capitol — Jan. 6 and the breach last week when a man rammed a barrier, killing an officer — a debate over fencing and stepped up security is front and center.
Friday, January 01, 2021
The people who have died of COVID-19 have left empty spaces not only in their families. NPR discusses how one death from COVID-19 can become a loss to an entire community.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
For people who are generally OK — healthy, employed — there's pressure to stay grateful. But those feeling so-called smaller losses also need to grieve and "stop pretending" they're not hurting.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
NPR honors milestones — the pins people use to map out their lives and mark their accomplishments — that were lost this year due to the pandemic.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
"People don't realize how much we need to see these kids," says one teacher, noting they're often the first to see signs of child abuse or food insecurity. The problem spans rural and urban areas.
Monday, December 28, 2020
NPR looks at various little things people have lost in the pandemic, which has led to an overwhelming sense of mental and emotional instability.
Monday, December 21, 2020
Lilli Rayne's dog-walking business was taking off and she was finally preparing to buy a house. Then the pandemic struck. She's among the millions of Americans struggling to stay afloat right now.
Friday, November 06, 2020
"Disco lights shine out of the darkness," says the pop veteran, who channels lockdown despair into glittery escapism on her 15th album, simply titled Disco.
Monday, April 06, 2020
As states issue stay-at-home orders to combat the coronavirus, people are struggling with anxiety, stress and depression. NPR's Life Kit explains how to start or continue mental health care from home.
Monday, February 17, 2020
NPR's Audie Cornish looks back on her series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
The drag performer and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars champion talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her folk and country music icons and performs a song from her new album.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
For the past six months, NPR's Audie Cornish has held a series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy. Here are some highlights.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Immigrants face unique stressors that may contribute to mental health problems — and are less likely to seek help for them. Here are some of the best ways for immigrant communities to start therapy.
Friday, September 27, 2019
On her latest album, For The Girls, Kristin Chenoweth covers classic songs originally recorded by women who inspire her and duets with Dolly Parton, Ariana Grande and more.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The sole woman, Barbara Rentler of Ross Stores, clocked in at No. 75. Dozens of female CEOs have signed a letter demanding Forbes do better. Anne Wojcicki of DNA testing company 23andMe is among them.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Eyewitness images and satellite pictures show oil that seeped from tanks at a major storage terminal on the island's eastern side. The terminal's owner says it was damaged by Hurricane Dorian.
Monday, September 02, 2019
Common, the Chicago-hailing rapper, actor and activist, talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about his latest album, Let Love, and appreciating stillness in order to make it.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The Australian comedian publicly called it quits in her breakout special, Nanette, last year. That only got more people to pay attention. She now returns with a new tour, Douglas.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
The Trump administration gave transgender service members a deadline to secure a medical diagnosis before the new ban took hold. But military families are struggling with the accelerated timeline.