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  • Book Review: The Radium Girls

    Tweet People have suffered the harmful, debilitating, and sometimes lethal effects of radiation since its discovery, since before its true destructive power became widely known. In her book The Radium Girls: […]

  • Book Reviews: Rhodes and Dower

    Tweet Nonfiction isn’t always gripping — but it can be. Seven months ago, I decided to learn more about nuclear weapons in general, rather than simply focus on a single […]

  • Book Review: Shigeko! A Girl from Hiroshima Crosses the Ocean

    Tweet In her book Shigeko! Hiroshima kara umi wo watatte (Shigeko! A Girl from Hiroshima Crosses the Ocean), Seiko Suga chronicles the life of Shigeko Sasamori, a woman who was […]

  • Oberlin College Holds Event Introducing Hibakujumoku Saplings

    Tweet Oberlin College recently held an event, titled Spring Thaw, to introduce students to the college’s second-generation hibakujumoku saplings. Oberlin received the wisteria, Chinese parasol (aogiri), and ginkgo saplings from […]

  • Students in Chicago Put On Atomic Bomb Themed Art Exhibit

    Tweet Eighth-grade students from Chicago’s Polaris Charter Academy, led by teacher Carrie Moy, recently exhibited their atomic bomb themed artwork at 345 Art Gallery. Ms. Moy’s class spends the entire year […]