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Just as I was packing my summer book bag—the usual stash of beach stuff—I realized that I was missing something more important than the...

We Are the Warriors

Disclosure. First actor Danny Pintauro disclosed he was living with HIV. Now Charlie Sheen. It’s an odd word—“disclosure.” It seems so official, so legalistic....

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As we were going to press on this issue I decided to scrap a Frontdesk essay that I was fond of for one that might not be as well written but is certainly more timely.

Gun Control as Public Health

Then & Now by David Waggoner Just when a few of A&U’s staff said they might skip Pride this year, Orlando happened. The Pulse nightclub in...

Everything to Declare

Never one to jump to conclusions, but I might as well start a new bad habit, what with the way the news flow has...

Children of the Revolution

Many moons ago, my father served as an intelligence officer, even briefing President John F. Kennedy during the tense days of the Cuban Missile...

Independent Voices

Once upon a time there were many voices in Congress like Barney Frank’s: pertinent, blunt, outspoken. Tip O’Neill, Robert Byrd, Bob Dole, Hubert Humphrey,...

Heart of the Matter

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Heart of the Matter March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a time to emphasize the concerns that should be...

Back to Life

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Back to Life New opportunities often fall by the wayside because we think we are not qualified to tackle them. But time and...

The Next Generation

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Do you ever wonder what is missing from the commercialized holidays and all the decorations and store trimmings? It isn’t holiday shoppers;...

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