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Expert Can Comment on All Things Pumpkin, From Your Coffee to the Reason It Lives in Halloween Season

Cindy Ott, professor of history and material culture at the University of Delaware, offers five facts on the pumpkin as the orange gourd makes its return for Halloween and dominates everything from our coffee selection to the Thanksgiving table. She is an expert on American food and culture.

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'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Speaks on Race and Identity

Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show,” urged journalism students from the Medill School and around the country this week to “pursue the facts” in an era when mainstream news outlets are being accused of promoting “fake news.” 

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Temple University Socks Another Record

After collecting thousands of socks, Temple University officially holds the Guinness World Record for the largest sock drive in eight hours at a single location

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Ghosts, Zombies, and Black Cats. Oh My! CU Expert Available to Discuss Friday the 13th Superstition, Our Fascination with Horror

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Casting Couch Exposed by Weinstein Scandal

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Anticipated Social Media Buzz Can Drive Tourism

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How much positive feedback travelers think they’ll get on social media can predict whether they intend to visit a tourism destination, a new University of Georgia study has found.

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Former Pros Recall King’s victory Over Riggs, Lasting Effect on Women’s Sports

The historic Battle of the Sexes tennis match is being further immortalized in a movie by the same name that recalls personal and professional struggles of the participants.

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Battle of the Sexes: From Line Judge to Movie Critic

In conjunction with the release of the film “Battle of the Sexes,” Bowling Green State University sport management professor Nancy Spencer is available to share her experience serving as a line judge for the famed 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

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Experts Available on Branding, Social Impact of NFL Protests

Northwestern University faculty are available to discuss the implications of NFL players’ protests during the national anthem and the league’s response.

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New Book Offers Insight Into Not-So-Funny Side of Comedy

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Wellesley Professor of American Studies Takes Readers “Behind the Laughs” of a Sometimes Brutal Business







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