Discussion Link: Cursing Isn’t Ladylike? F*&$ That!

[E] HillaryOp Ed14 Comments

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A Catholic high school in New Jersey made the news recently for having its students take a pledge in which they promised not to swear at school during the month of February. Correction, the female students had to take the pledge; male students were exempt and instead were merely asked not to curse in front of the girls. Because cussin’ ain’t … Read More

[E] HillaryDiscussion Link: Cursing Isn’t Ladylike? F*&$ That!

Masterbitch Theater: Profiting From Tragedy

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Op Ed11 Comments

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I was torn about what we should talk about in today’s Masterbitch Theater. At first, we were going to talk gun control. Then, I considered talking about the state of mental health care in the U.S. Finally, however, I landed on something else entirely. 

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Masterbitch Theater: Profiting From Tragedy

Hirst, Butterflies, and Why I Write About Art

OpifexOp Ed7 Comments

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There’s been a little ruffle of consternation about Damien Hirst’s recent retrospective at the Tate Modern lately. Reading about it has basically confirmed everything I have ever thought about why people need to be better informed about the arts.

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Polly Nichols and the Republican Platform

Linotte MelodieuseOp Ed5 Comments

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Here’s one thing I think we all know: I want to be a writer. I’m working on something else right now, but the next novel I’ll be concentrating on is a paranormal historical concerning the Whitechapel murders of 1888. This means I had to do a lot of research into the time period, including the social conditions of London’s East … Read More

Linotte MelodieusePolly Nichols and the Republican Platform