What We Do

December 12, 2014

It's that time of year again!

For some reason although we have the option to chose how big or small we want our meal plan and adjust our dining dollars spending there are still hoards of people…

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December 12, 2014

It's over (sort of)

As I was leaving the SUB (that one food place) with my drunken noodles in hand I got swept into a winter wonderland. A bit like The Nutcracker if you put in a cappella…

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December 11, 2014

Five things for white people to keep in mind

There have been several great posts on this blog about the current events surrounding Ferguson and the Eric Garner case in New York. As a white person, I’m not qualified…

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December 10, 2014

A quick overview of Japan's current recession

In 2013, Japan printed out hundreds of billions of dollars in yen to buy government bonds. It was an attempt to balance the budget, and while it gave the appearance…

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December 10, 2014

Andrew, Labor Migrants, Qatar, and Justice

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December 8, 2014

Five Ways to Make the Most of Winter Break

Another semester has flown by, and here we are on the cusp of Winter Break! Cozy up to a cup of hot cocoa and consider a few suggestions from CES on how to make…

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December 8, 2014

Reflections on Ferguson, Immigration, Social Justice Activism, and Poetry

We can’t breathe. The intersectionality…discrimination, systemic institutional racism, lack of government accountability, the silencing of history, violence, and…

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December 5, 2014

Spotlight on Time Management at the End of the Semester

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December 4, 2014

Realization

I’m walking down the pathway to Collins Memorial Library. The sun is shining down on the obelisk before me, causing its marble to glisten. Above, the trees are ruffling…

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December 2, 2014

Post-Thanksgiving Pep Talk

There are two weeks left until finals week.

I discovered this lying face down on my couch at home, my stomach extended several feet beyond and many pounds beyond…

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December 2, 2014

An Open Letter to Taylor Swift

In which Daniel unpacks his complex emotions regarding the new musical ventures of the pop star Taylor Swift.

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December 2, 2014

Cycle Mania

From the parking lot next to Weyerhaeuser to the shed behind the Expeditionary, from sunny afternoons in Wright Park to muddy fields in the town of Everett, U of…

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December 1, 2014

Fun Fact: Undergrad enrollment has increased 50% since 1990.

I was talking to my cousin over Thanksgiving, and the subject of “if you go back and tell your younger self anything, what would it be?” came up.

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November 26, 2014

Interview with IPE Professor Emeritus Mike Veseth

Eminent wine writer and economist Mike Veseth '72 warns that the wine world needs to combat the threat of ‘new age prohibitionists’ and authentic, interesting and…

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November 26, 2014

Grateful

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November 22, 2014

In Defense of English Majors

From the time I was in sixth grade I had wanted to become a writer so an English major was the logical choice for me. I don’t regret it. It has been very rewarding…

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November 22, 2014

Can we get involved?

Last night, the Youth Ending Slavery club had a movie showing planned. We bought the pizzas, downloaded the film, set up the chairs, and prepared to share a movie…

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November 13, 2014

Asuncion

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November 4, 2014

Why I wake up early

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November 4, 2014

This blog still exists!

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