On her own “Me Too” story:

“Part of why I waited so long to tell so many people — even those very close to me — is because I don’t want to be defined by this any more than I want to be only defined by how well I play basketball. Both things are a part of me — they make me who I am.”

Breanna Stewart ’16 (CLAS), Seattle Storm, The Players’ Tribune, Oct. 20, 2017

On new guidelines for measuring blood pressure:

“This will cause the greatest amount of controversy with physicians…It's going to be a really tough challenge to follow these guidelines in reality.”

Dr. William White, Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health, CNN, Nov. 14, 2017

On evidence suggesting aerobic exercise may delay and improve Alzheimer’s symptoms:

“Our meta-analysis is the first to suggest that aerobic exercise may be more effective than other types of exercise in preserving the cognitive health of older adults at risk of, or who have, Alzheimer’s Disease.”

Gregory Panza and other researchers in kinesiology, Tech Times, Jan. 27, 2018

On patients being forced to find medical marijuana on the black market:

“They would be supporting organized crime and exposing themselves to additional dangers.”

C. Michael White, professor of pharmacy, Associated Press, January 12, 2018

On climate change and its effect on birds’ nesting schedules:

“They are at the mercy of ambient-temperature conditions to some extent.”

Jacob Socolar, ecology post-doc, National Audubon Society, Nov. 15, 2017

On artists buying terrorism insurance:

“If you could sell shark bite insurance, you could probably make a lot of money.”

Peter Kochenburger, associate clinical professor of law, Newsweek, Oct. 19, 2017

On statues placed on Korean buses to memorialize women forced into sexual slavery during WWII:

“This is a victim among us. And you’re sort of confronted when you step aboard the bus; you don't know which bus it’s going to be, but here she is, and it could be any of us.”

Alexis Dudden, professor of history, NPR, Nov. 13, 2017

On Mick Mulvaney’s leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

“He wants to shut down a lot of information-gathering that the Bureau is doing. So it’s basically the idea that: ‘We’re going to regulate by closing our eyes, covering our ears, and pretending that nothing’s happening.’”

Dalie Jimenez, professor of law, Bloomberg Radio, Jan.19, 2018


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