Posts from October 2013

Cory Booker Sworn in to U.S. Senate: VIDEO

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Newark mayor Cory Booker was sworn in to the U.S. Senate this morning by Vice President Joe Biden, bringing the Senate chamber to its feet. Booker won a special election earlier this month to fill the seat of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ).…

The OXD Mirror: New Music for 10.31.13

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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT The OXD Mirror is a weekly music column brought to you by the boys of OCCUPY THE DISCO (OXD), a New York City based collective created by three music lovers, Ru Bhatt, Josh Appelbaum,…

Can Stress Kill You? — VIDEO

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The ASAP Science guys offer some reasons why you should take a moment and relax a little, because it may just save your life. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP……

Two Marriage Equality Cases in Virginia: What’s Going On?

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By ARI EZRA WALDMAN There are two federal marriage equality cases going on in Virginia. They look a lot alike: Both revolve around same-sex Virginia couples who want to marry; both challenge Virginia's explicit constitutional ban on such un…