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News

Friday News Bites: Progressive Canada, E. Coli at Chipotle + More

Happy Friday, unicorns. Hope you’re not eating a Chipotle burrito while reading this.

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News

Friday News Bites: Everything is on Fire + More

Let me bring you this week’s news of note through the haze of smoke enveloping my lungs.

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News

Friday News Bites: Pittsburgh Stabbings, BatKid Returns, The Heartbleed Bug + More

Happy Friday, everyone. Once again, our news roundup for this week is a mixed bag of good, bad, and varying degrees of amusing. And if you remember my story from last week about those skin-bound books at Harvard, I’ve got a relieving update. Let’s get to it, yes?

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News

News in Asia

The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan continues to be a clusterfuck. The Philippines have 7000 islands, and getting aid to hard hit areas has been a logistical nightmare. The U.S. carrier group USS George Washington just arrived in the Philippines, bringing food and helping to provide logistical support.

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News

Friday News Bites: More Marriage Equality

Happy Friday, everyone! Are you suffering from a candy hangover? A regular hangover? Well, let’s take it easy on you and offer up some good news to end your week.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

We’re fangirling this week because we’ll be crossposted at Everyday Feminism and Racialicious. You like us! You really like us! (We like you, too.) Want to know what else to read? Check these out!

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Movies

Persephone Movie Club: “A League of Their Own”

Welcome back to the Persephone movie club! This week’s selection is A League of Their Own, based on the true story of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. I hadn’t watched it in years and had forgotten just how good a movie it is!

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Sports

Baseball Math: How to Read the Box Score

I’ll admit it, I wasn’t much of a sports fan when I was growing up. I enjoyed playing games, but watching them just bored me to tears. What can I say, I was a huge nerd and thought I was too smart to be obsessed with stupid sports. Then one day, I wound up dating (and […]

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Movies

Dirt In the Skirt: A League of Their Own

What with all the talk this week about early feminist heroes, I thought I’d chime in with my own story. My early experience with feminism wasn’t through a person; rather, it was the movie A League of Their Own.

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The Daily Goodie

TDG: Sporty Trivia Answers!

Good morning, Persephoneers! How is everyone’s Wednesday?  I’m here to deliver the answers for this week’s Tuesday Triva, or the one that made Selena realize she knows nothing about baseball.   BaseballChica, resident sports fan and (trivia alert!) one of the first women to sign up to write for us, was kind enough to provide this […]

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Tuesday Trivia

Tuesday Night Trivia: Sportsfans Edition

Tonight’s trivia came to me by way of Sara who got the questions from BaseballChica03.  I only know one answer, so I’m pretty excited to read your responses.  Sharpen your #2s, it’s about to get all sporty up in Persephone.