On Virginity.

When I was about 16 years-old, I had just started going to house parties with friends of my high school. I had also just cut my hair short, which didn’t please my conservative father, but it had given me all the confidence that I lacked in all my previous years of adolescence. Now I felt …

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What I’ve Learned About Teaching Culture

First of all, I need to clarify that I'm no expert. I'm not a studied language teacher, so I can only speak for these primary experiences that I've had as a teaching assistant.  My scholarship in Kalamazoo College requires me to be a teaching assistant, which is why we got trainning before the classes officially started and …

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Lessons from “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

So... I like to read. I love fantasy novels like the ones written by Terry Brooks, Rick Riordan, and Maggie Stiefvater. You can almost never catch me reading something that isn't the incredible and drama-filled adventures of the heroic and sensible characters of these type of books. But once in a while, I do like …

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