Articles by Emily Gogolak

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Week in Review

News, Jan 22 2013

by Emily Gogolak & Barry Elkinton

Writfully Raunchy A group of literary types gathered in London’s In And Out Club this past Tuesday night. There was hype, …

I'm Dead

Political Poisonings Through the Ages

News, Nov 16 2012

by Emily Gogolak & Kate Van Brocklin

Yasser Arafat vomited during a meeting in Ramallah. His spokesman said he was coming down with the “flu,” but it soon …

Week in Review

News, Nov 16 2012

by Emily Gogolak & Kate Van Brocklin

San Fran Sans Clothes If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear...clothes. San Francisco has long been a city …

Week in Review

News, Oct 19 2012

by Barry Elkinton, Emily Gogolak & Kate Van Brocklin

Diamond in the RoughA new source for diamonds may be hard even for De Beers to tap into—it’s a nearby diamond-rich …

Week in Review

News, Oct 05 2012

by Marcel Bertsch-Gout & Emily Gogolak

Mitt RomñeyOn the evening of September 29th, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appeared on the Spanish-language channel Univision to discuss the …

Week in Review

taps, teats & tabloids

News, Sep 22 2012

by Barry Elkinton, Emily Gogolak & Kate Van Brocklin

Arid Cups On September 22, over 6.5 million people are expected to descend on Munich, Germany to attend Oktoberfest, a 16-day …

Week in Review

News, Apr 23 2012

by By Chris Cohen, Emily Gogolak & Erica Schwiegershausen

KICK IN THE ARSENICThe state legislature of Maryland acted last week to ban the use of arsenic-laced feed in poultry production. …

Psychedelic (Part II)

Features, Apr 10 2012

by Emily Gogolak & Ellora Vilkin

I COULD QUIT WHENEVER I WANT Looks like one good trip really could change your life: according to a meta-analysis published …

Manning the Unmanned

Taking a closer look at drone warfare

News, Feb 12 2012

by Emily Gogolak

The ten people driving out of the small Pakistani town of Miramshah on January 23 probably heard a distant buzz before …

Rapping the Revolution in Palestine

Features, Nov 17 2011


On 1970, over a steady drumbeat and the slow stream of a saxophone, the late Gil Scott-Heron said six immortal words …

Do the Right Thing

Republican presidential candidates

News, Apr 21 2011

by Emily Gogolak, Ashton Strait & Emma Whitford

What to consider as the race begins: Wendy Schiller, US Politics expert and Professor at Brown, on the GOP The GOP …

Week in Review

News, Apr 15 2011

by Emily Gogolak, Anna Matejcek & Ashton Strait

Someone Sticks Up for Immigrants, Finally “I think things are going to go crazy on this,” Utah Republican state Rep. Stephen …

Providence Bites

Metro, Mar 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley & Emily Gogolak

Nowhere to Hide For Nude Survivor Move over Wesley Snipes: there is a new king of celebrity tax evasion, and he …

Slash, Cut, and Burn

rewriting immigration–and the constitution–in Arizona

News, Mar 18 2011

by Emily Gogolak

Almost one year has passed since Arizona sent the nation into an uproar over its controversial anti-immigration law. The most radical …

Week in Review: 3/3/11

News, Mar 06 2011

by Emily Gogolak, Ashton Strait & Emma Whitford

THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE FOR A RACIST BILLBOARDLast Wednesday, Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always erected a racially charged billboard on the …

A New Dawn for Sudan

News, Feb 25 2011

by Emily Gogolak

Sudan is no stranger to struggle. For most of its post-colonial history, the largest nation in Africa has been at war …


News, Feb 25 2011

by Malcolm Burnley, Emily Gogolak & Erica Schwiegershausen

SO LONG MR. PRESIDENT?The Arab world was dealt yet another shock on Sunday, when Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, announced his …

The Revolution Will Not Be (Truthfully) Televised

News, Feb 14 2011

by Emily Gogolak

The uprising in Egypt has taken the international media by storm. Since protests broke out on the streets of Cairo on …

Week in Review 2/10/11

News, Feb 14 2011

by Emily Gogolak

STOP AND EAT THE WAFFLESIn response to recent government stalemates, Belgians are insisting that their politicians don’t get any until they …

We're Striking: Listen to Us!

featured, Dec 02 2010

by Emily Gogolak

Crowds swarmed the cities of France this fall and chants echoed across the streets: “Fight, fight, fight!” With revolutionary fervor, millions …

Supersize Me One More Time

Uncategorized, Mar 11 2010

by Emily Gogolak

Is 24 ounces simply not cutting it? No need to worry. Meet the Trenta.Pulling a Business 101 oldie-but-goodie, Starbucks Corp. is …

Chief Chinchilla

Week in Review, Feb 18 2010

by Emily Gogolak

Another woman took center stage in world politics when Costa Ricans elected their first female president on February 7. President Elect …