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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been pretty busy getting through daily tasks while simultaneously trying to figure out how we’re going to get the lamp back from Jafar. Self-care is important these days, and so is sharing a laugh. Here are some jokes that made me laugh that I’d love to share with you.   Anna Drezen recently joined the writing staff for a small show, not sure if you’ve heard of it, but it’s called Saturday Night Live! If you’re like me and have...
Tuesday night, tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey became the first woman in eight seasons to win the coveted title of Ink Master. Prior to this season of Ink Master, women had yet to dominate and time and time again, male artists ended up on top. However, Malarkey defied the odds by proving that gender has nothing to do with artistic talent and feminism can make a positive difference in a competitive setting. It is important to recognize that although Malarkey is an extremely talented artist as...
So far Trump's cabinet picks have been a real who's who of the absolute worst kind of people in the country. And his most recent choice is no exception. Wednesday, Trump selected Scott Pruitt, a close friend of the fossil fuel industry, to run the Environmental Protection Agency. Not only does Pruitt not believe in climate change (You know, that scientifically proven phenomenon), but for the past few years he has primarily worked to fight President Obama's climate change policies. As the attorney general of Oklahoma,...
Ohio just took a terrifying step towards banning abortion. Last night, Ohio’s House and Senate passed a “heartbeat bill” that would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected, six weeks after conception. This was added as a last-minute amendment to an unrelated child abuse bill and has no exceptions for rape or incest. Physicians who provide abortions after six weeks would face a year in prison. If Gov. John Kasich signs the bill into law, it will be the most extreme restriction on abortions...
The last week of school...Hopefully next week, there will be less academia. Hopefully two weeks later, there will be no academia. Geography.I am a Geographer, but I am also marked by Geography.I think this detest for Geography happened many years ago, from not being able to locate Hong Kong on a map. Or to have to explain to other human beings “what” Hong Kong is. But then, I became a geographer. I applied to this PhD program bright-eyed and hopeful of the radical potentials within...