Lunchtime Poll: Let’s Talk About Jobs

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Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.
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I’m starting a new job today. I’m a little terrified. 

[E] Selena MacIntosh*Lunchtime Poll: Let’s Talk About Jobs

On Grown-up Jobs

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Feminist, Pinay, coffee lover, boba aficionado and pop culture enthusiast. Current graduate student in Peace and Conflict Studies. Dwelling in the rainy city of Portland, Oregon but always California dreaming. You can also read more of her articles at browngirldecolonized.com
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There’s no question that I’ve been feeling crappy about one of my current part-time jobs. It’s the job that’s been keeping me secured in school since it pays for my tuition. To some people, having this type of arrangement is ideal and would not warrant any complaining since, at the end of the day, school is getting covered. But I … Read More

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My Life in Burlesque: We Are Not ‘Disgusting’

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Emma Glitterbomb is a burlesque dancer in Chicago. Writer by day and vixen by night, she's a proud company member of Gorilla Tango Burlesque and has danced with Beast Women, the Better Boobie Bureau, Festival of Flesh, the Kiss Kiss Cabaret, the comedy show Menage a Hah! and the blues band Miss Jackie and the Sass. Emma trained under Michelle L'amour and Lady Ginger of Studio L'amour. Say bonjour at eglitterbomb(at)gmail(dot)com.
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Let the record show that ladies who take their clothes off are not bad people.

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Adjunct Land: Why Didn’t I Think of That?

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History. Hindi cinema. Hugging cats.
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I tend not to respond to op-eds, columns, and blog posts about adjuncting. I’d never have time for anything else. But Charlotte Allen’s recent op-ed for the L.A. Times contains a worn argument that I can’t ignore anymore: “Don’t be an adjunct.”

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Midweek News

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My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Welcome to the midweek news. Do you care? Would you rather watch Say Yes to the Dress? Well, sit a spell and see what’s up. You’ll soon be back watching spoiled children choose dresses that equal the cost of a down payment on a house.

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Dispatch from Adjunct Land II: Compensation

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I make about $10 to $25 an hour. I receive no benefits other than a discount at the school store.

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News Appetizers for All Your Weekend Needs

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My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Here’s the news to keep you in-the-loop for all those dinner parties Tumblr arguments this weekend.

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This Open Thread Wonders What Should We Be

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Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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Kittens. Life is long, days are short, and sometimes, you just get a little bit lost.

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