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News

Friday News Bites: #Mizzou Protests, SeaWorld Changes + More

This week’s collection of links has nothing to do with the holiday implications of red coffee cups. Instead, we have some LGBTQ+ news, bookish things, and one woman who is not about to be a cooperative Trump spectator. Read on!

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News

Friday News Bites: Policy Changes, YouTube Chicanery + More

From college funding to anti-discrimination to my using a weird word in a headline — it’s time for another sampler platter of news stories to see you into the weekend.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Seattle Loves Persephone!

I am one of several Seattle/Western Washington Persephoneers, and I have to say, we do love P-Mag. How best to show some love except to participate in the birthday giveaway? Amirite?

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Bodies

Fitness Challenge Week 2 – Now With Prizes!

How’s everyone feeling? My booty is a little sore, not going to lie.

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News

It’s Time For News in Asia!

NEPAL (BBC) A plane heading for the region of Mount Everest crashed just outside of the capital, killing all 19 aboard.

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Bodies

Craaaaavings And Lure Of The Forbidden

Today, I ordered a Frappuccino and didn’t really like it. If you think that’s weird, trust me, I understand. There was a time, about 6 or 7 years ago, when I loved Frappuccinos.

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History

The Legend of Melusine

We’re all familiar with the two-legged mermaid that’s part of the Starbucks logo. But did you know that there is an old legend behind it?

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Food

The Beggars’ Banquet: How to Nom Well When You’re Really #@&*$ Busy

I don’t know about you, but sometimes reading all of these cooking posts makes me feel simultaneously hungry and exhausted.

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Just for Fun

Wednesday Wrap-Up: Audience Dare

We made it!  How was your day?  This is our new Wednesday night feature: The audience dare! This was suggested by the lovely Miss Sally J. and I really like the idea.  Today’s dare is to Pay It Forward. I am a sucker for Holiday season giving cheesiness.  I love a Christmas movie with a […]

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Op Ed

Fake Beverages, Entitlement, and Society’s Downfall: A Rant

Starbucks is ruining society. As a former barista, with six or more years of experience spread among a number of independent coffee houses, I could write a full rant on what Starbucks has done to coffee, but I won’t, this rant will instead focus on what Starbucks has done to us.