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Punch It, Chewie!

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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

As a child, I was first introduced to the genre of science fiction by Steven Spielberg’s [...]


In defense of the humanities

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Friday, March 14th, 2014

A Google search for “most useless college degree” yields approximately 1,980,000 results, consisting mostly of lists [...]


Struggles of a 17 year-old college freshman

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

You’d think that being a college student might come with the ability to take care of [...]


Adjusting to life in the North

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

I am a Southerner, the child of Northern parents, and as such, I’m finding my recent [...]


Writing Groups: Support for the Aspiring Novelist

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Thursday, June 6th, 2013

  At Double Shots Café near Penn’s Landing, the back portion of the establishment is a [...]


Review: Miss Plastique by Lynn Levin

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Monday, June 3rd, 2013

In a back cover blurb of Lynn Levin’s Miss Plastique, poet Christopher Bursk notes Levin’s “perfect [...]


City Biking, or Why I Support Public Transportation

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Sunday, March 24th, 2013

As a driver and a pedestrian I have always felt a slight dislike for the bikers [...]


Cup-caking

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Monday, March 11th, 2013

While serving in the Navy, on the USS NIMITZ, I earned the nickname “Cupcake Queen.” This [...]


Becoming polish in Philadelphia

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Friday, December 7th, 2012

If you’re reading this and have next to no idea about your heritage, welcome to my [...]


The Power of Glee

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Friday, December 7th, 2012

When I first heard of the TV show Glee, I had no idea what it was [...]