Tag: Education

Quickies: 05/05/2013

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On May 5, 2014

[CN: transphobic language] Washington state just got it’s first LGBT Supreme Court justice. Mary Yu also happens to be the first latina and Asian-American on the court. There is a trend among GO

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The Student Union of Michigan recently published an interview with a group of Duke graduate students that contained the unthinkable in a capitalist system, collectivization of wages. The Duke Collective, as they are known, was dissatisfied with the way that the university handled stipends and so decided to take matters into their own hands.  ” […]

The Limits of Empathy

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On November 5, 2013

As you may know from my other posts, I am a person living with a disability – well, a couple. One consequence of this is that I have had the experience of having no neuropathy in my hands, and a

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This semester, I’m taking what is probably the worst course I have to take in order to become a biologist: parasitology. First class consisted of an hour and a half of Ascaris lumbricoides, look it up (or, you know, don’t). First month will consist solely of helminthes, which are worm-like parasites. And the professor comes […]
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