A man has needs. Ask yourself how many times you’ve heard the above statement, or some variation of it? If you’re like me, you’ve heard it so many times that you’ve internalized it, learned to accept it as fact. Now ask yourself how much bad behavior those four little words have excused? How many cheating […]
I had the privilege of hearing Sara Ahmed speak in person for the first time last Thursday. For me, her talk on the complaint as diversity work reinforced the necessity of thinking through the many ways in which the brick wall of the institution can simultaneously appear and disappear for different people depending on their […]
It’s that time of year…yet again in less than two weeks. Last week was a slight (emphasis on the slight) relief from grey skies, incessant rain and mushy, dirty snow. There’s no doubt that harsh weather such as this can definitely make your mood go down a notch or two. So…what would I recommend? Well, […]
Let’s face it, crying is a thing that happens in grad school. If you’re like me, it happens frequently. Rather than being ashamed, be prepared!