Friday News Bites: Gun Violence, Terrorist Violence, + What do we even say anymore?

With server changes around these parts, I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, and in that time we’ve had a lot of disheartening news happen around the world. I don’t even know what to say about it all, but I’ll do my best to round it up here, and then let’s all go get a drink together. Sound good? Okay.

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Why I Hate Cinco de Mayo

This post originally appeared on Persephone Magazine in 2012, but remains just as true today.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the battle of Puebla where the Mexican army defeated the French. It is barely celebrated in Mexico and I hate it; I hate it with a passion and I get irrationally angry when I see what a huge deal it is made out to be here in the U.S. Read More Why I Hate Cinco de Mayo

PoC News in America

It’s been a busy week, so let’s get to it!

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PoC News around the World

Did everyone have a great weekend? This past week was busy, so let’s get to it!
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Friday News Bites: Heavy on the #Ferguson and Robin Williams

Oh, friends, my heart is heavy with everything happening this week. I cannot cover it all, but I can at least give you a few interesting stories, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.

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Spying on the Midweek News

It’s only Wednesday and a lot has happened in the world. Well, a lot is always happening in the world. Just think about it, while you’re arguing with your coworkers about where to go for lunch, someone else is making a major arrest or unccovering a sinister plot.

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Modern Classics: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

There are certain books that people like to pretend they have read, although very few actually have. Ulysses is one of them, and I never got my head around that one. With Infinite Jest, I persevered, and it was worth it. Read More Modern Classics: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace