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Cycle of Life

Cyclists are taking to the streets in unprecedented numbers, and CO2 emissions are down. Is this a silver lining to the pandemic, or just a fad?

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Swipe Right for Love

For Valentine’s Day, we dispel the four myths about sex, discuss how to find love online, and pair wine and chocolate.

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Seeing the Future of Medicine

Macular degeneration causes vision loss in more than 10 million Americans, but a cure may be on the way.

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Replay: Meet Your Maker

During this holiday season, skip the department stores and opt for handmade gifts instead.

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The Conflicting Ideals in Jefferson’s Architecture

The most important architectural thinker of the young American republic was Thomas Jefferson. He also held captive more than 600 enslaved men, women, and children in his lifetime.

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Furious Flower: A Celebration of the Greats of African American Poetry

On Sept. 27th and 28th, the most notable poets of our time will gather in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, the first academic center devoted to African American poetry in the United States.

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Selling the Sights

In the early 19th century, Americans began to journey away from home–not for work or migration, but simply for the sake of traveling. It gave rise to a new cultural phenomenon: the tourist.

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Presenting: Sacred & Profane

This week we’re excited to share an episode of a new podcast called Sacred & Profane, hosted by two University of Virginia Religious Studies professors.

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Replay: WGR’s Summer Reading Recs

Your summer vacation packing list has some key items: cell phone charger, swimsuit, toothbrush. We’re here to add some essentials to your list, with the best book recs from the With Good Reason universe. 

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Watching History

On the eve of WWI, Antoine Köpe had a front seat to history. A century later, Antoine’s elaborate journals, cartoons, recordings, and collections reveal what it was like in the last days of the Ottoman Empire.

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American Terrorism

In 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina members of the KKK shot and killed five labor and civil rights activists. The city hasn’t forgotten.

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