Published: December 2, 2013 France’s bans on head scarves and veils are on trial, pitting partisans of religious expression against champions of the nation’s unique version of secularity. Tensions are high. Riots erupted last July in the Paris suburb of Trappes after an altercation involving the police ticketing a fully veiled woman. Read more.
It is a technique widely used to teach about “oppression.”
The Introverted Face People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Olivola et al./The Atlantic People whose faces are perceived to look more “competent” are more likely to be CEOs of large, successful companies. Having a face that people deem “dominant” is a predictor of rank […]
Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times One of the city’s seven Temporary Reassignment Centers, where suspended teachers were required to spend the day, day after day. Read more here.
Schools criticized for bans on dreadlocks, afros (USA today) Army’s bans on dreadlocks, other styles seen as offensive to some African-Americans (CNN)
A letter sent to pupils at a Lancashire primary school along with their key stage two test results has gone viral on social media sites. The letter to pupils at Barrowford Primary School in Nelson told them the tests do not always assess what makes them “special and unique”. It has been posted on Facebook, […]
One single-sided page. That’s how long the college application used to be for Elon University, then Elon College, a private liberal arts school in North Carolina. Image Credit: Reddit The document, dated 1922, was uploaded to Reddit and comes from the collections of Elon’s Belk Library. To read the full article, visit One Historical Image Shows Just How Much […]
“Is it you who answered the questions?” 🙂
You can add or remove fresh ingredients to make each dish yours. (Thanks to AA for attending to my interest)