Link: Dear President Hargis. ^ How not to respond institutionally to racist threats of violence. ^ How to uplift your voice as a marginalized student. ^ A reminder that token diversity is not a solution to racism. ^ That emphasizing order and respectability is a way to enforce power and deflect responsibility. ^ That without … Continue reading Dear President Hargis
I curated these resources by someone's request. Perhaps they may be helpful to you. Reading St. Louis, Ferguson, and North County How Municipalities in St. Louis County, MO. Profit from Poverty – Radley Balko http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2014/09/03/how-st-louis-county-missouri-profits-from-poverty/ The relationship between aggressive policing, race, and poverty. “I am Darren Wilson”: St. Louis and the Geography of Fear – … Continue reading Ferguson Racial Equality Movement Resources
It's grill time. Summer time is a great time to grill things. It's kind of counter-intuitive if you think about it-- why would you put things on hot flames when it's already super hot outside? But if winter makes you want to stay inside and snuggle with a warm drink and a book, summer makes … Continue reading Lazy and Delicious
First impressions of Eden Theological Seminary: It looks almost as Hogwartsian as Washington University in St. Louis. Despite the small size of its program, students at Eden have private lives. Everyone does not know everything about everyone else. However, they do have an intimate community and people do feel close to one another. A student … Continue reading Eden Theological Seminary
This post is about what to expect during a well-woman's exam. If you don't care or don't want to know, scroll down for my love affair with muesli (a traditional Swiss breakfast dish). Attire You're going to strip. Don't bother wearing anything that's difficult to take off. You will get something that seems like the … Continue reading Well, Well, Well, It’s a Woman’s Exam
You deserve some sunshine. I know, I know, it was rude and callous of me to demand your money (although your contribution is tax-deductible). I can't help it-- I'm a graduate student living off loans and a fellowship stipend. I just got back from an academic conference last week, so I didn't have time to go grocery … Continue reading Sunshine Presents!