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News

PoC News in America

Hope you are enjoying this long wonderful, 3-day weekend if you are stateside.

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News

Friday News Bites: Planned Parenthood Updates, Political Maneuvering + More

Greetings, unicorns, and Happy Friday. This week’s news updates are a little more entertainment-heavy at the end, but first let’s get to this week’s politics and other newsy items:

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News

PoC News in America

This week, I had a lot of feelings about the busy week in news. Let’s get to it.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

We’re keeping it short and sweet this week, but quality over quantity, right?

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News

Friday News Bites: Sandra Bland, Egregious Deaths, SCIENCE! + More

This week’s news stories primarily regard the #BlackLivesMatter movement, science-y bits, and a splash of book news thrown in. Let’s get started, friends.

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Just for Fun

Celebrity Rumor Mongering – Part 2

Did you enjoy spreading some internet rumors? Are you ready for some more falsehoods and untruths (with a few sort of real things sprinkled in for the internet sleuths)?

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Early Heatwave Edition

Summer came to Seattle like a power bomb. It topped 85 a few days ago. This makes Alyson melt. I apparently was not ready for summer, though my listening tastes have prepared me for the incoming heatwave. I apologize in advance for not including the actual song, “Heatwave.” 

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Music

Persephone Playlist: 10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

Happy Monday and back to work! Here are ten songs keeping me sane this week!

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Spring Awakening

I have started to emerge from the doldrums of the last few months. It has been a rough patch, but I am still here. Music, of course, has still provided a great outlet for me. This year has already seen amazing releases from some great long lasting bands. I have also been introduced to some great […]

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Leslie Knope Edition

It’s Women’s History Month! Yay! It’s also been just a week since the ending of one of the best shows in the last ten years, Parks and Recreation. Boo! I figured what better way to celebrate two of my favorite things than making a playlist for Ms. Leslie Knope?

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Weirdly Warm February

It has been unusually warm here in Seattle this February. It hit close to 65 the other day which means no-coat weather. It also means everyone got to see my awesome new Sleater-Kinney shirt I have been wearing. 

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Humor

Vogue According to Shirley Bennett

Vogue magazine, never change. Usually their headlines are amazing, and this week, Community‘s underrated comedienne, businesswoman and mother, Shirley Bennett takes them to task.

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Music

Persephone Playlist: Ten Songs Getting Me Through This Week

My life has been a little crazy lately, and I feel like I can’t get a minute to catch my breath. Luckily, here’s a list of ten songs keeping me sane this week! Hope these help you keep a level head, too, as you try to make it to next weekend!

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

It’s back to normal work today after the Christmas holiday, and this week is going to be busy. Here are ten songs that are keeping me sane today.

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Album of the Year Edition

There is nothing I love more than music. It is for this reason that I love debating end-of-the-year best album lists. Music is subjective, even among friends who share similar tastes. I ran some of these names by some of my closest friends, and a few gave me the stink eye.