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Posts Tagged ‘Cartoons’

Science, a Cartoon Contest, and a Top Ten List

With the summer months come many things: the Washington Nationals (currently in first place!), longer days, sangria, and the opportunity to laugh out loud at my desk as I look at entries in our  annual editorial cartoon contest. Read More

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Comedy is Simply a Funny Way of Being Serious

Ever since I was a kid learning about the history of our country, I’ve loved editorial cartoons. They’ve been a part of American politics since Ben Franklin published “Join or Die”in the Pennsylvania Gazette in 1754. I feel that often, a skilled cartoonist can take an abstract issue and make it personal and emotional considerably more effectively than an essay can. But I never thought I’d be able to bring that passion to UCS. Read More

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