Friday, February 23, 2018

The Daily Scholar

Deep in the Heart Fridays

On Fridays, a journalist ponders where he’s been, where he is, and where he’s going.

Coming Home

A rediscovery of the familiar

Dennis Covington

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Measure by Measure Thursdays

Ah, Bitter Chill It Was!

Franz Liszt's Chasse-neige

Sudip Bose

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View from Rue Saint-Georges Wednesdays

On a Walkabout

The art of going nowhere in particular

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Next Line, Please Tuesdays

Postcard From the Future

David Lehman

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Portrait of the Artist Mondays

Nolan Preece

Solarized Sierras

Noelani Kirschner

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Dive into the Daily Scholar archives


Conjoined Terms

Sometimes your lingo needs a little mojo

Ralph Keyes

Current Issue

Cover Story

Here’s the Beef with Chicken from China

The Trump USDA favored a powerful lobby over American food safety

James McWilliams

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Works in Progress

Bring Out Your Dead and Plant a Tree

Five questions about the future of dying

Caitlin Doughty

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Book Reviews

Why We Need Art

Can evolutionary biology explain the human impulse to create?

Natalie Angier

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Tales of War and Redemption

Even in the face of the ultimate human failing, we must be responsive to suffering and attuned to joy

Phil Klay

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Letter From

Laos: What Lies Beneath

Clearing a decade of American bombs in Laos

Karen J. Coates

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