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Big game, big drama

Culture | How the Super Bowl is becoming a cultural battleground
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/01/19, 03:12 pm

Some celebrities are shunning Super Bowl LIII—which pits the New England Patriots against the Los Angeles Rams—amid controversy over the National Football League’s policy on player protests.

A number of artists, including Jay-Z, Pink, and Rihanna, reportedly declined invitations to perform in the big game’s halftime show Sunday in Atlanta, and comedian Amy Schumer refused to appear in a commercial during the game.

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Tidying up and moving forward

Media | Netflix series sparks a cleanliness craze
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/25/19, 03:39 pm

Whatever the mess, Marie Kondo has an adorable solution for it. On the new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, the Japanese lifestyle guru helps overwhelmed Americans declutter their homes using a combination of hard work, positivity, and playfulness. In the nearly four weeks since the series debuted, its popularity has skyrocketed Kondo to fame and inspired a decluttering frenzy.

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Elementary indoctrination

Family | California proposes a controversial K-12 sexual health curriculum
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/25/19, 02:41 pm

A group of concerned parents in California fear that newly proposed guidelines for the state’s health curriculum in the public schools could endanger their children and strip them of their parental rights.

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