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Bear And Eagle: Something More Than IntelligenceSeptember - Mid-October, 2018Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Angela PerroneWe struggle with truths about the 2016 elections, while the United States-Russia summit leaves a large (question) mark in the history of our relations and liberal world order. Smack in the middle of Donald Trump’s presidency, mid-term elections concern us more than ever as we continue to face challenges to democracy at home.Why and to what extent are America and Russia tied? Ho...
Death & TaxesMid October - Mid November 2017Curated by Kaitlin KehnemuyiDesigned by Renata GauiNothing in this world is certain except death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin, creator of
Dear Mr. Gerry: Meandering Into ElectionsMid October - November, 2018Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Carlie Zhang & Angela PerroneAs we gear up for mid terms, we take stock of the electoral process, particularly the (re)drawing of U.S. boundary districts. It’s been happening since 1812, when the Governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry, signed a bill that redistricted his state to benefit the Democratic-Republican Party to which he belonged. No contemporary strangers to the practice are New York, North Carolina, ...
Woman Interrupted: Women, the Workplace & Inequality in Many FormsMid March - End of April 2018Curated By Kaitlin KehnemuyiDesigned by Veronica BlackDo you get 'emotional' after being asked to take the notes during the meeting because you’re the only woman? Are you 'sensitive' about being paid less than your male coworkers? Are...
Grassroots Algorithm: A New Book Display on Social MediaFebruary - Mid March 2018Curated by Kaitlin KehnemuyiDesigned by Renata Gaui Social media was credited for sustaining the Arab Spring revolutions in 2011. Fast forward to present day we are trying to understand if Russian bots influenced voters...
What's Real in the Media?Spring 2018Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Zoe LoganDo you cringe at the thought of another tweet about “fake news”? Given unprecedented numbers of executive accusations about the Russian dossier, media in general, CNN in particular, and/or reports on government, health care, employment, is “fake news” a retaliatory slap, slippery slogan, or actual state of affairs in today’s political arena?While bad information has existed fo...
Oceans of PlasticJuly - August, 2018Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Angela PerroneDid you know that gigantic trash colonies are trapped in massive gyres swirling around the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic oceans — to such a degree that by 2050 we may have more plastic than fish in our waters? Roughly 8-15 million tons of plastic pour in each year — much of it single use — straws, bags, bottles, common household items simply made to be thrown-away. Toxins and plastics ingested by fish or sea creature...
A Cure for What Ails You: Dr. Feelgood's Quick Fix ElixirSeptember - October 2017Curated by Ola Radeckaand Kaitlin KehnemuyiDesigned by Renata Gaui and Angela PerroneIn this new Cafe Collection we aim to explore American healthcare. With the current push to change America’s healthcare system, the factions/fractions of issues containe...
The Patriarchy: Past and PresentJanuary - Mid-February, 2019Curated by Jennifer GovanDesigned by Trisha Barton & Angela PerroneThe Patriarchy refers to a family, group, community, society, social organization, or government where men predominate in positions of power. The term derives from the ancient Greek meaning 
Smoking Guns, Smoking MirrorsDecember 2017 - January 2018The U.S. continues to remain divided on the issue of gun control, even after Sutherland Springs, Sandy Hook, Charleston, Orlando, and Las Vegas. This café collection presents the complexity of gun control, from the history and interpretation of the second amendment, to the tragedies of killings in our schools and communities. It urges us to consider what it means to bear arms, and t...