A Quick Check-In, by yours truly

I recently received an email from my faculty regarding calls for papers to literary conferences in Quebec and Portland. These give undergraduate students chances to present research they’ve done with the rest of the academic community. Over the summer I took a course about Children’s Literature and wrote 3 (!) A+ papers, and one, in […]

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Crunchwrap Supreme for the Soul

Once I asked a friend for a good substitute for personal fulfilment. They told me that I should buy a Crunchwrap Supreme. 

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Our Obsession with Happiness

We must recognize that there are social structures in place that allow for “justified” punishment for being unhappy because of the associations that come with being angry.

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It’s All in the Name

Some people call me Mel, which I’m not a particular fan of, especially now, because it reminds me of Mel Gibson, who I despise.

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The Low-Down on Fusion Cuisine

It’s not necessarily the fusions themselves; it’s the way “fusion” cuisine is spoken about and carried out in the West that profits off “otherness” and erasure.

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The Hyphen: An Intimate Identity Crisis

Transnationality is a distinct form of existence simultaneously characterized by culture and environment. However, although this type of individual is characterized by others and the outside, there is still freedom and selfhood in the chaos that defines the concept of the “hyphen”.

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Rebranding! Revisions! Re-everything!

I spent a chunk of the morning fiddling around with my blog (instead of working on my final assignments for the end of term!) in hopes to change up how I am received by my audience because I’m hoping to purchase my own domain this summer (!)

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