Unlike the 9/11 attacks that ruptured our world in an instant on a single day, there is no singular anniversary that signifies the beginning -- or may signal the end -- of the pandemic. We commemorate anniversaries because we need them. What do we do without them?
A selection of Jessica DuLong’s feature articles published in print and online media.
Author Jessica DuLong considered pointillism and reader needs to tell the sweeping story of the largest maritime rescue in history
We diminish our shared humanity when we insist on thinking of heroes as exceptional. Heroes are ordinary people facing extraordinary circumstances.
The pandemic has made it hard for parents of teens and tweens to know what's weighing on our kids or how to help, but psychologist Lisa Damour gives advice on what to do
Pandemic deaths, insurrections, terrorism, police brutality and hate crimes force parents to consider sharing traumatizing news with our children. A 9/11 responder considers how to do it.
As 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall protests, Pride events around the world take on special significance. Find out where to go and what to do.
All at once the air turned “a very weird color, like a greenish grey,” recalls Staten Island Ferry Captain James Parese. At that moment he was sprinting across the upper deck of the Samuel I. Newhouse, preparing to pull the ferryboat away from the slip at the southern tip of Manhattan, when ...
From firefighters to engineers to construction workers, women in nontraditional occupations have been toiling to rescue individuals and restore office structures nearby.
Sometimes checking off just one box, "male" or "female," doesn't tell the whole story. From the minute we're born, we get labeled pink or blue, girl or boy. That label is supposed to indicate who we'll be and who we'll grow up to love. But despite the fact that our world is divided into ...
From quadruple expansion engines, to Wartsila's EnviroEngines and GE's gas turbines, technology in the engine room has come a long way.
Driving around among the windowless, steel-sided buildings in South Bend, Ind., I missed, at first glance, the faded sign for Value Production, Inc., but not the hand-stenciled sign on the front lawn, its slightly crooked letters spelling out: “HELP WANTED CNC PROGRAMMERS.”
The war in Iraq can feel like it's a world away. But for millions it hits close to home. Sometimes we get so caught up in our day-to-day lives, it's hard to pay attention to what's happening in the world. For more than five years, our country has been at war in the Middle East, but unless ...