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My last post talked about White Woman Tears, the concept behind one of my recent pin designs. The second design in that series, with the words “Wrong Asian Try Again!” is the more self-explanatory pin of the two. Of course, it’s never wise to just assume someone understands what you
I’m an artist. And it’s always pleasant when my two biggest interests – art and sociology – do a little colliding. Part of my “artist” label includes selling enamel pins I’ve designed on Etsy. These days I mostly draw plants, to be honest. Like how your work might specialize in
feedback in grad school. essay with a red pen resting on the page. comments and marks cover the paper, image by annekarakash on pixabay
I started a Word document last semester. (Obviously, in my first semester of grad school, I started many.) But when I created this document, I stopped dead in the middle of my work, hit CTRL+N, and typed these words: Feedback is good. Then I typed them again. Feedback is good.
bench snow blogging in grad school

February 25, 2019

On Blogging in Grad School

Recently, my laptop died. And looking at the stickers I’d accumulated on its surface, I got nostalgic. I’ll spare you all the details of my laptop eulogy, but in remembering one detail, I surprised myself. I started five blogs on that laptop. Five! If I were you, I’d be curious,
Emotions in Grad School woods in the winter with leaves fallen on the ground
You know those videos of people finding out they got into college? They stare at a computer screen, sometimes surrounded by family and friends, and there’s a moment when everyone grows so silent, you can almost hear the mouse click. Then, eyes widen and faces light up, followed by a
Hello, Internet-dwelling beings. It’s me, back at it again with a new blog. Since the Korea travel blog, it seems I haven’t been able to stop. I may not be very good at Twitter, and I’m gradually disappearing from Facebook, but I’m definitely a blogger. And this time, I’m pretty