Culture


The Big Game: How Cable News Treats Spicer’s Press Conferences Like Sports

Cable news networks are treating Sean Spicer’s press conferences a lot like sports events, but there’s more at stake than trophies; it’s politics.


Can Alabama Change?

Following Governor Robert Bentley’s scandalous resignation, can Alabama overcome decades of corruption to become more a democratic state?


CulturEd: Adichie’s Feminism

The HPR’s Culture staff discusses the complexities of intersectionality, identity, and the formation of transgender policy in women’s institutions.


Bannon, Darwin, and the Abuse of Science

White supremacy and pseudoscience have long informed Steve Bannon’s worldview. Under Bannon’s influence, they now dictate how the United States is governed.


The Art of Canvassing

Donald Trump’s first portrait as president sparks exploration of how presidential portraiture reflects contemporary American values of power and leadership.


Gravity, an Obituary

Reflecting on the lasting legacy of Nicolas Leslie, one of the 87 victims of the Bastille Day attacks last year in Nice, France.