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highly sensitive

highly sensitive

I’ve discovered, recently, that I am what is known as a “Highly Sensitive Person”. I first discovered this when my friend tweeted a link to a Huffington Post article about the phenomenon. HSPs (oh, yes, we have an acronym) are between 15% and 20% of the population, and are characterized by a bunch of personality(…)

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

It’s time to start figuring out your summer plans, college kids. Time to start perusing the job boards for something that will make you look good and won’t be too boring. Time to find another unpaid internship. Or not. I’ve done unpaid internships. Honestly, they were all pretty cool. I had a good time. It(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

Happy 7/11 day. Today, my iphone tried to autocorrect the word “slurpee” to “slut pee”. Let’s talk about some links. First, a couple interesting sites for the Harry Potter fans out there. (If you’re not a Harry Potter fan, you can leave.) You know how, in Harry Potter world, sometimes wizard children are born to(…)

we should be more narcissistic

we should be more narcissistic

Could the media calm down about how terrible millennials are? It reminds me of how, when you were in 9th grade, you would look at the kids in middle school and say “man, those 8th graders are SOOO much worse than we were. Did you hear that Hanna made out with Jack at the movies(…)

the nyt takes on pregaming, fails to factcheck, and cracks me up

the nyt takes on pregaming, fails to factcheck, and cracks me up

So have you guys all heard that scandal wherein Courtney Rubin wrote a piece for the New York Times, interviewing a smattering of Cornell students, none of whom exist? People were pretty mad, mostly at her and the  NYT for not verifying that these people were in fact who they said they were (although if(…)