Remembering Sophia Yin

Laura-CPets1 Comment

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If you’re subscribed to any animal-related news outlets, you may have heard that one of the most influential members of the animal behavior community passed away unexpectedly this week. Dr. Sophia Yin was incredibly helpful and influential to me as a first time dog owner, to other private pet owners all over the world, and on a much larger scale … Read More

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Feminism’s PR Problem and How Feminism 101 Can Help

[E] HillaryFeminism4 Comments

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Before I start, I want to make something clear: I am not saying that Feminism 101 is the solution to all women’s problems, because it’s not. Rather, talking about the super basic tenets of feminism and social justice can be a way to win supporters who might otherwise be hostile to our cause. Sadly, even Feminism 101 is too radical for some people, but … Read More

[E] HillaryFeminism’s PR Problem and How Feminism 101 Can Help

Poetry Corner: “There’s a certain Slant of light” by Emily Dickinson

JuniperJust for Fun4 Comments

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This is a poem that I came across thanks to a certain YA novel. It’s a poem that I feel I need to keep coming back to; like there’s something more to find each time. So here is “There’s a certain Slant of light” by Emily Dickinson to wind its way through your mind for a few minutes. Can you spot … Read More

JuniperPoetry Corner: “There’s a certain Slant of light” by Emily Dickinson

31 Days of Halloween – Day 1, What to Catch in the Theater

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween3 Comments

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“First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” ― Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes Hello, friends! It’s October 1st, the beginning of Persephone Magazine’s annual 31 Days of Halloween series during which we — and by we, we mean mainly Slay Belle, who waits for October to roll around every year with barely contained zeal— dedicate a daily … Read More

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween – Day 1, What to Catch in the Theater

Pop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick

Cate YoungCrossposts1 Comment

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If there’s any show you need to catch up on this summer, Cinemax’s The Knick is it. Set at the titular Knickerbocker Hospital in 1900’s New York, the show centers on a group of surgeons working at the turn of the century, using the era’s boom in technological advancements to refine and improve their craft, and attempting to drive down obscenely … Read More

Cate YoungPop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick

Election Polling: I’m Not Getting Older – My Hard Drive Is Just Too Full!

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Those of us old enough to remember rotary phones, black & white TV, and cars without seatbelts are now at an age when a forgotten name or misplaced car keys can make us worry about age-related memory loss. My response is always to joke about my hard drive being full— it’s not age, it’s data overload.

Lauren MayerElection Polling: I’m Not Getting Older – My Hard Drive Is Just Too Full!