Why YA?
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Why YA?

American reading habits are always a topic of hot debate. Who’s reading, what are they reading, and are they reading enough are all questions that can be found somewhere in the news cycle every year. And while the e-book versus print and “Americans should read more” articles have long-since become commonplace, an unusual new phenomenon … Continue reading

Difficulties in Dialogue
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Difficulties in Dialogue

I have rewritten this sentence 33 times and it still doesn’t sound right. Everyone has experienced this feeling. That fabulous nagging sensation whose origins you can’t quite identify but persists you until you rethink some particular combination of words. And even then it still sounds weird. Try changing the order around. Hmm. No? Maybe you should just delete … Continue reading

So your schedule didn’t work out.
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So your schedule didn’t work out.

You spent days looking through the term master schedule. You had index cards. Spreadsheets. Multiple Excel files. Color-coded. Pages full of CRN numbers. Oh, you were so prepared. FEMA couldn’t have been more prepared. The alarm was set. 5:30 AM, in anticipation of your 7:00 registration ticket. The extra hour-and-a-half would give you just enough time to do … Continue reading