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The 150th anniversary of the periodic table & an international dance battle

It’s Monday morning at UNESCO and the building is buzzing with energy. In addition to being the International Year of Indigenous Languages (which has primarily been my area of focus since arriving), according to the United Nations, it is also the International Year of the Periodic Table. The launch of both are happening today here … Continue reading The 150th anniversary of the periodic table & an international dance battle

Opinion: Why I felt trapped by violent misogyny at the Wally Awards

My name is Olivia Sanchez, and I am a senior at the University of Portland. I have been a student-athlete on The Bluff for three years, and in less than three weeks, I will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Last night, Sunday, April 15, I had the most disturbing experience of my time … Continue reading Opinion: Why I felt trapped by violent misogyny at the Wally Awards