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Alexis Coe didn't realize all of the opportunities a history major brings

Feb 12, 2020
Like our own Kai Ryssdal, Alexis Coe is a history-student-turned-podcaster, but when she was in grad school, her path wasn't always so clear.
Historian and hyphenate Alexis Coe.
Sylvia Rosokoff

What's greener: a real Christmas tree or a fake one?

Dec 24, 2019
It depends! The Christmas tree a potent symbol not just for the season but for the sustainability of many things we buy.
It's not easy being green.
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How "The Nutcracker" became a holiday classic

Dec 13, 2019
Tchaikovsky's ballet is a holiday institution and a big cash cow for dance companies. But it wasn't always that way.
"The Nutcracker" wasn't always a holiday tradition.
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