Tag: English

  • Exceptions for Racists

    Exceptions for Racists

    [caption id="attachment_4303" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Photo Credit Anshu Agarwal[/caption] Did you see the video or read the story of the woman in West Virginia who was eating at a Mexican restaurant and launching into a tirade at the Spanish-speaking employee? “English is our first language so[..]
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  • What’s a Little Cheating Among Friends?

    What’s a Little Cheating Among Friends?

      She turned her paper in weeks late, this honor student, this student body president, even though she understood that doing so would cost her points that would lower her grade significantly. I would remind her nearly every class that she needed to get her[..]
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  • In Lieu of Google

    In Lieu of Google

    The lady ringing up the items was hunched over. It was difficult to tell if she was that way because she was tired or because of her age. Or maybe both. Her name was Peggy. It said so right there in that place near a[..]
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  • Embrace the Adventure

    Embrace the Adventure

    There came this point last year where I felt I had to make a decision about somethings I had been avoiding. Chiefly, should I or should I not pursue a MFA program. I've been thinking about it for a few years now but something else[..]
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