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An A is An A

Personal response – check.

MLA formatting – check.

Required length – check.

As I click through my first round of submissions from my first round of students, I’m impressed. 949 more words

Graduate School

A hundred grand. Not a delicious candy bar. We're talking education costs.

At the risk of sounding like a whiny undergraduate, I’m going to complain about my courses. Mostly because I’m being required to take and pay for seven credit hours I’ll get nothing for. 516 more words

Higher Education

Alumni Update: Dani Douvikas ('14)

“Not being the maker of what I do,/ but only the one who holds the pencil.” – Mary Oliver


Shortly after graduating, I decided to try embracing Eastern medicinal practices. 631 more words

Creative Writing

Things I missed about Missoula

I just returned home from my roommate’s wedding, so I’m feeling a bit sentimental. I also haven’t quite gotten back into the swing of things since I returned from Houston and then from field work, so this will once again be a bunch of photos with captions. 530 more words


Leaning In and Its Discontents, Part II

Yesterday, I talked about Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, focusing on some elements I found depressing—mainly the relentless exhortation to, basically, work all the time if you want to succeed. 820 more words


Tattoos and life and everything

I want to talk to you about New York. I have finished knitting projects (yes, two!) to share. I have many a thing to talk about. 728 more words

Random Thoughts

Leaning In and Its Discontents, Part I

A few weeks ago, in the process of writing on the case of Philosopher W, who tried to negotiate an academic job offer but gave no context for… 1,288 more words