New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
This year’s Black Friday sales set a new record for shopper splurging. Unfortunately, it turns out Black Friday isn’t home to the season’s lowest prices. Wal-Mart strikes again! (Bloomberg, NYT) Egyptians are heading to the polls today for the first time since they forced Hosni Mubarak out of power, but clashes with current military leader […]
Ashley Nin brings us this dispatch of a santa sighting like never before: 3:15pm – Waiting for the 1 train at Columbus Circle. 3:17pm – About a dozen policemen walk up whispering fervently into their walkie-talkies. 3:20pm – 1 train finally arrives. Each car is packed with people donning Santa Claus costumes. Train is too […]