Category: Time

Hello Kitty at 40: Sexist Throwback or Empowering Icon?

Time Merry White, College of Arts & Sciences This week, about 25,000 of the world’s most devoted Hello Kitty fans are expected to assemble in LA’s Little Tokyo district for the first-ever Hello Kitty Con–a four-day celebration of the character’s 40th birthday, going on now… Expert quote: “The feminists’ argument is a perception that women might […]

Why Reducing Antibiotic Resistance Is Harder Than It Seems

Time Kevin Outterson, School of Law Just a day after President Obama announced an executive order to create a task force and action plan for confronting antibiotic resistance, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing on antibiotic resistance and how to foster new drug development… Expert quote: “Resistance genes have been found throughout the agricultural […]