Monthly Archives: August 2013

The problem with calling the shift of power in Egypt a “Military Coup”

Before I get started, this all goes to show how influential news sources are on the mindset of viewers, regardless of background knowledge and prior perspectives. I’m a Queer woman and therefore find Rachel Maddow a huge inspiration*. I dig her witty delivery of news and find her bluntness attractive on a level above appearance. […]

Dated, ignorant, offensive (“unintentional”) remarks – What’s a lady to do?

I am going to try to not be as specific as humanly possible with this one without explicitly calling out my employer. Bare with me on my vague story-telling. So while I’ve been job “hunting” (see earlier post), I’ve been working as a waitress at an awesome, family-owned restaurant. Not only is the food incredible, […]

An endless quest for consistency.

Yikes, over 20 days since my last post. I began this blog with the vision that I would be posting daily – gaining valuable followers and creating a page that shows the ways in which I can make my academic knowledge applicable and accessible. Instead, I have been thinking about it half-heartedly and finding less […]