Putting the Dairy Back in Dessert

The holiday of Shavuot offers an avid baker a good excuse for putting dairy back into dessert.

Russian Sour Cream Coffee Cake

A moist, delicious dessert that’s perfect for Shavuot.

Gloria Steinem Heads to North Korea To Push Unification

With tears, songs and laughter, 30 women activists set off from Beijing on Tuesday on a controversial trip to North Korea, where they will cross the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) to the South in a call for peace on the divided peninsula.

Emma Sulkowicz Carries Her Mattress to Graduation

Emma Sulkowicz graduated from Columbia University this week, and carried her mattress with her. The ceremony came less than a year after she started her protest of the administration’s response to her rape complaint.