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On burnout, and moving on (which, I have to convince myself, is not the same as “giving up”)

Here’s something I need to finally acknowledge about myself: I started to feel burned out at twenty, during my third year at SVSU.  I took on too much that semester: a heavy courseload, an editorship, and an internship (funny how … Continue reading

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Why I transferred colleges, and why graduating is a REALLY BIG DEAL to me

I took a biology class at SVSU a few years ago to fulfill a general education requirement.  It met twice per week at 8 a.m., and included a lab component.  I hated it.  But I passed the class, and celebrated … Continue reading

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Gender bending

I’m taking a feminist, gender, and queer theory class right now at Wayne State.  And after reading Judith Butler, we were offered an interesting extra credit opportunity: to “perform [our] gender in a way that is… different than usual.  The … Continue reading

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