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Jenny Ochteriski (right) and Briar Harrison (left) are student advocates for the transgender community on Mount Holyoke’s campus. Photo by Mallory Noe-Payne/WGBH.This fall, Mount Holyoke College in Western Massachusetts became the second all-...
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Students read at Miami’s Riverside Elementary, where dozens of undocumented students registered at the start of this school year. Photo by the NewsHour’s American Graduate Project Editor’s Note: As the number of undocumented children in...
Protesters demonstrate their support for marijuana legalization in downtown Portland, Ore. Photos by Flickr user Zervas Editor’s Note: In the last few years, a growing number of states have passed some form of marijuana legalization. Now, voters in...
Photo of Google Glass wearer by Loïc Le Meur via Flickr Creative Commons Scientists have diagnosed the first known case of an Internet addiction disorder brought on by the use of Google Glass. The 31-year-old U.S. Navy Serviceman was using the...
Doctors operate on a trachoma patient in the operating room at Ellis Island Hospital, circa 1920. Oct. 15, 1966 marked the day that Ellis Island (along with Liberty Island and the Statue of Liberty) was officially listed on the U.S. National...