Anatomy and Gender in Martial Arts

The year is 2015. The crowd of boys wait for their Kung Fu teacher, whom they don’t suspect is a woman. The classroom desks are pushed to the side, and the door is open for the teacher’s assistant, who walks... Read More

Disney Downer

As a former Disney Cast Member, I have been forced to do everything in the “Happiest Place on Earth” (sarcasm intended). Using the “Disney Point,” a habit of pointing with two fingers instead of one, working un... Read More

Commuters Revel at 7 Train Opening

The long-anticipated 7 train extension was opened Sunday, September 13, to a crowd at the new end of the station at West 34th Street by the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Residents from the other end in Flushi... Read More

We’re Finally Famous!

Save for an appearance Wednesday night to lecture on access to water and energy, Stony Brook professor Richard E. Leakey has been quiet about being the subject of Angelina Jolie’s new film, the biopic aptly nam... Read More