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Flu and the Constitution

Cynthia LevinsonA Scribe for Social Justice      Huh? What does the flu have to do with the US Constitution? Here’s what.      The 2017-2018 influenza season shaped up to be the worst on record since 1918, the infamous year when 20 to 50 million victims died of this highly infectious disease worldwide. By

A Flight to Remember

Amy NathanStories that surprise and inspire   On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, Cornelia Fort was doing something few people expected a woman to do. This 22-year-old was in a small two-seater plane, flying over Honolulu’s Pearl Harbor, teaching a student to fly. At that time, most people felt that flying was a “man’s job.”        Cornelia




Mystery of the Blue Marble

Alexandra Siy         STEM through the lens      Chances are you’ve seen this photograph before—maybe on a T-shirt, on a billboard, or in a TV ad. The “Blue Marble Shot” has been reprinted more than any other photograph in history. It was taken on December 7, 1972, by one of the three Apollo