Confronting Microagressions
Apr04

Confronting Microagressions

What is a microagression? For me, it is a term I learned in college, but which I have long experienced as a Palestinian Muslim woman. Microagressions are "the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons...

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How Ugo Gets Through A Day
Sep30

How Ugo Gets Through A Day

Hi guys! I'm not really a people person.  Well, I am, but people annoy me really easily.  I know I'm not the only one who feels this way.  I'm quiet and I'm shy.  However, once you get to know me and I get to know you, we're cool.  There...

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New (Stressful) Beginnings
Sep12

New (Stressful) Beginnings

Where are we? What are we doing here? And why? Now that we've got that existential tension out of our system, lets take a figurative step back and ease the chaos of our daily stressors. First off, let me introduce the little blond guy who's writing this thing. Meet Cameron Haffner....

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Fall Break Adventures
Oct25

Fall Break Adventures

Being from suburban Minnesota, I've made it my duty to explore as much of NYC as humanly possible in four years. I'm starting slow, with Manhattan, but soon, I will be venturing out to uncharted territory! Follow me on an adventure through Manhattan during Fall...

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Guatemalan Encounters: Recap
Aug14

Guatemalan Encounters: Recap

My summer has come to an end here in Guatemala, but that does not mean my fun will stop here. Even though I still have one week left, I will be spending it sleeping and preparing myself for orientation! I hope you are all excited for it — it...

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Guatemalan Encounters: Paint Fusion Party
Jul17

Guatemalan Encounters: Paint Fusion Party

My birthday celebrations continued with a party called "Paint Fusion" at a club in Guatemala called Sin Prive. I had never gone to this place until that night. Well, I lie... the last time I ever went there, about three years ago, it was under another name. In Guatemala,...

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