Sam H. Sanders

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In California, A High School That Cheers A-R-A-B-S

Monday, November 11, 2013

Last week, Coachella Valley High School came under fire for the name of its mascot — the Arab. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee sent a letter to the school, complaining about the way the mascot depicts people of Arab descent. The complaint made the school national news.

At Coachella ...


Of Hoodies And Lost Time

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Code Switch team came across this blog post by Sam Sanders, our colleague at NPR. We thought it spoke to the resignation so many people felt following Trayvon Martin's shooting. Sam was kind enough to let us share it here.

After hearing news of the Trayvon Martin ...


Moscato Finds A Younger, Hipper — And Browner — Audience

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The wine of the moment — well, the past few years, actually — has been moscato. And its rise has been astronomical.

"I've been following the wine category for over 10 years," says Danny Brager, the senior vice president of beverage/alcohol practice at Nielsen. "Frankly, I haven't seen anything like ...


Apple-1 Computer Fetches $671,000 At Auction

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Electrical engineer Fred Hatfield bought an Apple-1 computer in 1976, one of Apple's first computers. At an auction in Germany this weekend, it sold for $671,400.

Hatfield's relationship with that computer was an interesting one, and involves one bold interaction with Steve Jobs himself.

Hatfield, now in his 80s and ...


Modern Dating Is A Group Sport For The Hashtag Generation

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Love in the age of social media is a many-splendored thing. It's moved past the traditional first date, past the boring dinner and a movie, and whooshed right on by your run-of-the-mill dating website hookup. Modern dating is now a group sport.

And, according to Michael Waxman, you probably shouldn't ...


What You Didn't See At The Academy Awards

Monday, February 25, 2013

NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, covering the awards show. They sat in the press room, where winners go for interviews during and after the show. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative ...