Fitgirls get a lot of flak. Ordinary jealousy aside, I don’t think this criticism is entirely undeserved. Scroll through a… Read more Why You Should Get the Hell off That Couch (Even if You’re Not a Fitgirl)
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Almost everyone, in my experience, has a list of things they would like to learn. Be it figure skating, trout… Read more What Would You Like to Learn?
As a female scholar working on Fight Club, the inevitable question one gets during awkward wine receptions is: “So how… Read more Entering Fight Club: On Becoming a Participating Academic
This post is actually a simple test: can I insert photos into posts? Yes I can! But it’s also a… Read more Photo Test
As the title says, let’s hope 2014 will be a good one. I enjoyed my well-deserved holiday and have just… Read more Happy New Year!
Sure, I will write a reflection on Being a Public Intellectual. But before I do so, I need to do… Read more Warning: Very Angry Woman Speaking
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