Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson ’07 Meets with Hillary Clinton (NPR)

DeRay Mckesson '07

DeRay Mckesson ’07

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, who has used social media as a tool to bring attention to issues of race in places like Baltimore, Ferguson and New York, met with presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Friday in Washington, D.C.

Afterward, he appeared on the NPR program All Things Considered. Listen to the interview or read the transcript.

Women’s Volleyball Trips Trinity For Ninth Consecutive Victory


Volleyball:  The women’s volleyball team rolled to its ninth consecutive victory Friday evening as it downed Trinity, 3-0, in Morrell Gym.

Infographic: Changing Immigration Patterns Trace a Nation’s History (Portland Press Herald)

Click image to use interactive infographic (Detail: Portland Press Herald)

Click image to use interactive infographic (Detail: Portland Press Herald)

The Portland Press Herald‘s infographic breaks down the nation’s major sources of immigration in the 50 states from 1850 to the present.

Tracing the changes in immigration patterns over time shows how the face of the nation we know today has come into focus: From Irish immigration in the 1850s to predominantly Mexican immigration today, the trends by state reflect the major historical events here and abroad that have shaped our culture and politics. Take a look at the full infographic here.

The Enigmatic 20-year Lobster Boom Explained (Quartz)

A delicious lobster sandwich with lettuce and a bun.

Maine’s lobster business is said to be the only fishery on the planet that has endured for more than 100 years, and still produces more volume — and value — than ever before.

Quartz takes a look at the phenomenon that has taken lobster “from luxury east to food-truck treat.”