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Webinar: Well-being and resilience during COVID-19

On Wednesday, the Next Generation Medicine Lecture series has scheduled a free webinar, “Well-Being and Resilience During COVID-19,” by Anne Browning, assistant dean for a well-being program at University of Washington School of Medicine.

Visiting artist Michelle Lopez finds beauty in destruction

Artist Michelle Lopez is infatuated with collapse and failure. She crushes, wrecks, crumples, bends, wilts, damages and deconstructs materials and imagery to create her sculptures and installations. The results are mangled forms that invert cultural iconography.

Women’s rights icon Anita Hill decries ‘post-fact era’ in U of I address

Women’s rights icon Anita Hill told a large crowd at the University of Idaho on Wednesday that the nation is moving into a “post-fact era” as the federal government stops collecting and posting critical data, from pay inequities to employment practices to sexual assault. “I believe this is going to be an ongoing pattern,” Hill said, as she...

Bob Dylan under fire for Nobel lecture

My teenage son was hot under the collar about this. "How can you use all original phrasing when writing about 'Moby Dick'!?" he fumed. A Slate writer alleges Dylan's quote about 'Moby Dick' is similar to a line in the SparkNotes summary of the book. How outraged are you by this allegation? CH

Dylan Nobel lecture used phrasing similar to SparkNotes

Phrases sprinkled throughout the rock legend’s lecture for his Nobel Prize in literature are very similar to phrases from the summation of “Moby Dick” on SparkNotes, a sort of online “Cliff’s Notes” that’s familiar to modern students looking for shortcuts and teachers trying to catch them.

Ex-Spokane actress Caruso honored for work Off-Broadway

Former Spokane actress Sophia Anne Caruso is one of the nominees for the Earn Lortel Awards, which honor the best in Off-Broadway theater. Caruso, 13, is up for Outstanding Featured Actress in a play for her work in “The Nether,” written by Jennifer Haley and produced by MCC Theater. The play also was nominated for Outstanding Play and in three technical categories.

Artist views Native life with modern lens

Wendy Red Star recognized Chief Medicine Crow on the cover of a textbook and on the label of her Honest Tea, among other places. It was clear: When designers needed a picture of an “Indian brave,” they turned again and again to images of the Crow leader. His profile is strong. He has feathers in his hair. But Red Star, an artist in Portland who’d grown up on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana, wanted to know more.

Darrington Lecture looks into interplay between tech and constitutional rights

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and a law professor at George Washington University, told an audience of state and federal judges, lawyers, lawmakers, students and more at today’s Darrington Lecture on Law and Government that what his center in Philadelphia...