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The Physics of Surfing

By Phil Kesten
Like so many areas of life, the art and sport of surfing takes practice–and some basic knowledge of physics doesn’t hurt, either.
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    The Scars of Generational Trauma

    By Jerry Burger
    How long is the shadow of genocide? It’s the question Jerry Burger grapples with in his new novel, The Shadows of 1915.
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    California Ends Hair Discrimination

    By Danielle Morgan
    California this month became the first state in the nation to end workplace and public school dress codes and grooming policies that discriminate against anyone based on their hairstyle. The law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
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    Psychology Plays Key Role in Climate Change Debate

    By Hersh Shefrin
    As the U.S. presidential campaign season intensifies over the next 18 months, the issue of climate change will heat up. Psychology will play an important part in this debate.
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    Happiness for Sale

    By David Feldman
    Research shows our obsession with money may run deeper than you think.
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    Right To Vote Didn't Lead To Gender Equality

    By Nancy Unger
    As America gears up for next year's centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave U.S. women the right to vote, we talked to SCU History Professor and Chair Nancy Unger about how the fight for gender equality has evolved in the last 100 years.
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    Find Your Voice During National Poetry Month

    By Kirk Glaser
    April is National Poetry Month, but for Santa Clara University’s Kirk Glaser, every day is a celebration of poetry and creative writing.
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    The Theology of Marriage

    By Frederick Parrella
    Love is not an attachment based on need, but on care. While one wants to live with the beloved, one must be strong enough not to.
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    Cartographers of Church

    By Elizabeth Drescher
    Using geo mapping to explore religion and spirituality in the Bay Area
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    The Vatican Global Conference on Clergy Sexual Abuse

    By Thomas Plante
    Will Catholic bishops use quality data and best practices to solve problems, or not?
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