Sharing Grief: Depression Takes a Snow Day

Depression Doesn’t Take a Snow Day I don’t know why, but today started out really well. I mean so well, that I thought I was out of this mess. I described it to a friend as the eye of a storm, which I realize is not very literary, but when you can finally breath, whoContinue reading “Sharing Grief: Depression Takes a Snow Day”

Exiting the Deficit Dumpster

I recently came across the following article from Ruby Payne after speaking with an administrator at my college — someone who I respect a great deal. It turns out that she is coming to our campus this fall. I have to admit — I am a little fascinated by her, not in an I-really-want-to-see-her-in-person kindContinue reading “Exiting the Deficit Dumpster”

Steven Crowder and Public Pedagogy: The Propagation of Unholy Intersectionality

In the Washington Post today (Wednesday, June 6, 2019), Henry Farrell writes about the demonetization of conservative YouTuber Steven Crowder for the racist and homophobic content that Crowder has spewed across the video platform, targeting Vox producer Carlos Maza. Maza, in a brilliant display of calling out the homophobia of Crowder, put the following montage together that allows CrowderContinue reading “Steven Crowder and Public Pedagogy: The Propagation of Unholy Intersectionality”

An Argument for the Elimination of Second Place.

My opinions do not reflect those of this institution. They gave me 30,000 dollars. They gave me 30,000 dollars and I left home at 17 and I learned how to carry a gun. And it was fun. On my 18thbirthday, I threw grenades. And then I wept. I wept because I saw what a round,Continue reading “An Argument for the Elimination of Second Place.”


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