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Remembrances

Peter Matthiessen, Co-Founder Of The Paris Review, Dies At 86

Matthiessen was a spy, a naturalist, a well-regarded activist and a three-time winner of the National Book Award — for both fiction and nonfiction. He died of acute myeloid leukemia.

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Race

#CancelColbert: A Silly Twitter Tempest With A Worthy End

The fuss over #CancelColbert could be chalked up to an out-of-context tweet, but Asian-Americans are seriously tired of being the butt of jokes.

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The Sunday Conversation

Students' Stories Of Sexual Assault Puts Schools To Blame, Too

Angie Epifano was studying at Amherst College when she says she was raped by another student. Frustrated by the school's response, she dropped out and became an advocate for survivors.

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