June in the Rift Valley

Staff writer Olivia Herrington reflects on her time at the Rift Valley Children’s Village in Tanzania, and what the children there taught her.

Dressed to Express: Fashion’s Role as a Political Medium

Now more than ever, young people have been using their clothing to express their political opinions and to show solidarity with causes they care about.

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.