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Chinook Jargon

Continuing in our explorations of translation, my class has been playing around with Chinook Jargon. Chinook Jargon is the trade language of the Northwest, a pidgin of English, French, and several Salish languages. 401 more words


More Malcolm, than Martin

ASIDE *I’ve been wanting to write this for about four weeks. But quizzes, papers and finals happened and true to the student life, emotional expression ranks below my GPA. 1,143 more words


The Tangled Web of College Access

Whatever one thinks of the Coalition, the “Tide” document, the current college admission system, or the College Board/ACT changes, the issue of “access” to college for all who aspire to it remains a major hurdle for American educational and national progress. 728 more words

College Counseling

David Foster Wallace

What passes for hip cynical transcendence of sentiment is really some kind of fear of being really human, since to be really human […] is probably to be unavoidably sentimental and naïve and goo-prone and generally pathetic. 13 more words


2016.Episode 8-Stay at Home Dads?

Is it okay, under normal circumstances, for the wife to go to work and the husband stay home with the toddlers? The answer is no. In this podcast I explain why. 8 more words


Robert Bly

In the Month of May

In the month of May when all leaves open,
I see when I walk how well all things
lean on each other, how the bees work, 124 more words