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Katrina Van Tassel | Social Liberals

In Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Katrina Van Tassel is the 18-year-old women who is the subject of Ichabod Crane’s and Abraham Van Brunt’s affections. And that’s pretty much it. But what if she played a much larger role in the story, one that helped to establish the philosophy of Social Liberals via Oxford…

Elusive Story Alt HerStory | Madame

Elusive Story | 2019 April

Elusive Story is about turning Big Ideas into Human Scale Stories through provocative writing and avant garde photography. This month we’re examining the concept that your permanent legacy is determined by your actions, regardless of the era in which you lived. And we’re taking an unflinching look at the personal toll from the California wildfires.…

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Alt HerStory | Madame Curie

Madame Curie was shafted. Not once, but many times. Why? Because she was a female scientist in an era when only men had the capacity to do science. Discover a couple of new atoms—get ignored by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Noble Prize in Physics). Make the immense leap in understanding of the nature…

Rachel Koontz

Kindling

Dust on my keyboard as I sit down to reach                           for a poem.   This town has changed since that Thursday. Charred fields and brick-heavy hearts   I watched the smoke rise and billow until the sky turned black   I felt my…

Elusive Story

How do we look back at history, at the injustice, and find inspiration? By doing three things. Understanding what happened Learning what we can from history Moving forward to a better future That’s where our series Alt HerStory comes into play. What did happen, what could have happened, and what does the future hold. Told…