Opinion | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Opinion

RSS Feed
NPR

Goodbye, Gadhafi: A Dream Made Into Reality

After over 40 years of repression, Libyans the world over are celebrating the death of leader Moammar Gadhafi. Libyan-American student Sarah Burshan recalls her reaction to the emotional news of Gadhafi's death.
NPR

Amy Poehler: Playing Politics, But Only On Television

Emmy-nominated actress Amy Poehler talks to Ari Shapiro about her role as an aspiring local politician on the NBC comedy Parks And Recreation.
NPR

Quit Playing Games With Scrabble!

After accusations of a rogue consonant at the World Scrabble Championship in Warsaw, the board game world is as shaken as its bag of lettered tiles. But is an elusive triple word score ever worth this kind of extreme unsportsmanlike conduct? Author Meg Wolitzer settles the score.
NPR

Justice Stevens Reflects On The Court And Its Chiefs

After 35 years as a Supreme Court justice, John Paul Stevens retired last year. His newly released memoir is about his time on the bench and the five Supreme Court chief justices he personally knew. He details his views of those justices and how his viewpoints on various issues evolved over the years.
NPR

Sometimes, One Is Enough

In an era of reality TV and short attention spans, Frank Deford wonders if the best-of-seven game series is really such a good idea.
NPR

For The First Time, 50 Percent Of Americans Say U.S. Should Legalize Pot

Gallup has asked the survey question since 1969 and this is first time half of Americans think pot use should be legal.
NPR

Do Too Many Kids Go To College?

Getting a college degree is often touted as a way to increase your income and your ability to compete in the job market. But are too many unprepared students being pushed into taking on large amounts of debt? A team of experts faces off in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Pages