Anumita Kaur is an intern at Pacific Standard, a sociology student at the University of California Santa Barbara, and an avocado enthusiast.
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If other immigrant groups are any indication, supermarkets' embrace of different cuisines could mean trouble for small South Asian grocers.
Heightened Temperatures Lead to Heightened Opinions
A study finds Democrats and Republicans are further polarized on the issue of global warming during unseasonable temperatures.
One Month Later, Is the Oroville Dam Safe for California Residents?
The last few months have seen heavy rainfall in the Golden State, which could spell trouble for California’s dams.
Philadelphia’s Smoke-Free Housing Policy Is Proving Effective
A new study suggests a smoke-free policy has been effective in cleaning the air among Philadelphia’s public-housing communities.
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