Native Americans contributed a military tactic crucial to saving lives among U.S. troops in both world wars: use of their Native languages. The direct Native languages and coded vocabulary based on them – named code talking – secured the U.S. military’s communications. The tactic ensured that even if enemy armies intercepted U.S. military messages, they couldn’t decipher … [Read more...] about Uncovering the legacy of code talkers
COVID-19 has made dating challenging for various reasons, but some people have still been able to find love. Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University and an intimate relationship expert, explains to the Rockland/Westchester Journal News about casual dating and trying to find a partner to combat loneliness during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about What’s dating like during the pandemic?
Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University and an intimate relationship expert, has written a new book, “Chasing Masculinity: Men, Validation, and Infidelity.” She talks about her infidelity research and the book with Times Higher Education. … [Read more...] about A book interview with sociologist Dr. Alicia Walker
Jennifer Moore, Missouri State University graduate and KSMU news director, recently wrote a feature piece for The New York Times titled, “In the Ozarks, the Pandemic Threatens a Fragile Musical Tradition.” … [Read more...] about How the pandemic has threatened a fragile musical tradition in the Ozarks
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering forming a new “Patriot Party,” The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 19, citing people familiar with the matter. Can he capitalize on his 75-million base? Dr. Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, tells Sputnik International that while Trump is capable of kickstarting a new … [Read more...] about Could President Trump set up a successful Patriot Party?