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Life Perspectives

My Life in Burlesque: Reflecting (While Scantily Clad)

The following is like a Christmas letter, only with boobs.

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Music

Record Machine: Hunky Dory by David Bowie

Did you miss me last week? Let’s pretend that you did. While traipsing around the Northwest US on a working-vacation, I bought myself a stack of records — the most exciting of which is David Bowie’s Hunky Dory for a mere $8. I don’t need a pristine sleeve, so as long as the vinyl itself […]

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 11/1/11

Well, hello, eleventh month of the year. You’re looking mighty tasty.

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Women In Academia

Women in Academia: Conversations About the Unexpected

No matter how well prepared someone is for starting graduate school, some surprising obstacles and challenges pop up along the path to that MA or Ph.D. I asked six graduate students what unexpected challenges they face, and their responses, ranging in topic from surprising fees to disillusionment with the grad school culture are illuminating.