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The Impossible: Holding On in the Face of Oblivion

Monday, January 7th, 2013
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“Lucas go and help people.” Maria Bennett to her son from a hospital bed. There’s plenty of legitimate criticisms to be made about The Impossible starring

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Women of Fukushima Against Nukes

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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A MAN’S PLACE IS OUTSIDE THE HOUSE, A WOMAN’S PLACE IS WITHIN (Japanese proverb) When I was living in southern Japan 30 years ago, even

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Contagion: Panic Under the Microscope

Saturday, September 10th, 2011
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By curious coincidence I ended up seeing Contagion only hours after receiving a free flu shot at work; when I commented to my co-worker that

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Amador Gallery Showcases Japanese Photographers

Saturday, April 16th, 2011
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In the aftermath of the tsunami, the photos coming out of Japan were horrific. The current show at the Amador Gallery offers an earlier view

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What a U.C.L.A. Student Can Teach Your Child

Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Alexandra Wallace was pissed. Here she was in the U.C.L.A. library trying to study for her upcoming poli sci exam and was having trouble concentrating.

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