Explore Antarctica through Jason Anthony’s long read: The Heartless Immensity from VQR’s Spring 2009 Issue.
Fernando Botero, a Colombian artist, paints the graphic scenes of the abuses faced by the prisoners at Abu Ghraib when the US Army was in control. VQR published an article in the Winter 2008 Issue that explores Botero’s intentions when he painted the series based off the photographs taken at the prison.
With Easter just around the corner, flashback to Elliot Woods’ multimedia article Easter in Gaza from the Spring 2010 Issue of VQR.
Charles Bowden’s article, The Crazy Place, from the Fall 2009 Issue is a multimedia piece that captures the way of life in the Mexican desert while the Mexican government cracks down on drug cartels. Read more about the violence and hardships faced by the people who lived under the Juárez Cartel: http://www.vqronline.org/vqr-portfolio/crazy-place
In honor of the 38th anniversary of Apple releasing it’s first personal computer, Apple I, check out this flashback article from the Autumn 1983 Issue of VQR that addresses the potential impact of computers on society. http://www.vqronline.org/essay/printed-words-computers-and-democratic-societies
Hugh Davis Graham exposes a new side of the humanitarian former first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, in his article “The Paradox of Eleanor Roosevelt: Alcoholism’s Child." from the Spring 1987 Issue of VQR.
Poem by Hayden Carruth from the Autumn 1955 Issue. http://www.vqronline.org/making-dream
Hardin Craig’s Truth About Poe from the Spring 1942 Issue looks into the biography of the perplexing UVa graduate.
Don’t be fooled this April Fools Day! Robert Birnbaum’s article Syllabus of Fakery points out the many hoaxes from the past century from the 1938 War of the World’s broadcast to best seller books from Oprah’s book club.
Photos of Walt Whitman from Ed Folsom and Ted Genoway’s article "This Heart’s Geography" from the Spring 2005 Issue.
Read the full article which is embedded with photos of Walt Whitman, and has Walt Whitman quotes like the ones below interwoven into the long read.
“I meet new Walt Whitmans every day. There are a dozen of me afloat. I don’t know which Walt Whitman I am.” - Walt Whitman
“It is hard to extract a man’s real self—any man—from such a chaotic mass—from such historic debris.” - Walt Whitman