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The Behavior of Buffalo Bills Fans: A Mini-Ethnography
Monday, October 15, 2018
By Todd Schoepflin Buffalo Bills fans have a reputation. As seen in this Deadspin video, they are known for wild antics that take place at home games. Last season, in his role as an analyst, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill...

Language and Culture
Monday, October 08, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer Have you studied a foreign language? If you have and are in the U.S., you may be in the minority, according to a recent report from the Pew Research Center. According to the report, about 20 percent...

Clue: A Center of Knowledge, 15 Letters
Monday, October 01, 2018
By Jonathan Wynn This weekend I carved out a little time to do The New York Times crossword. I love puzzling over the clues, watching a quadrant emerge, and the satisfaction of finishing. As I sipped my coffee, I thought...

How to Find Reliable Data
Monday, September 24, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer One of the big challenges students face in writing research papers is finding reliable sources of data. This challenge isn’t exclusive to students: many people might need a refresher course in what constitutes a reliable source. First,...

Meaning Making and Health
Friday, September 21, 2018
By Karen Sternheimer Peter Kaufman’s recent post about his experience with stage IV lung cancer is an important reminder that our bodies—particularly as they appear and function at this moment—and our overall health, are temporary. And yet we often perceive...