My grandmother makes fun of me because I can never find a paid internship during the summer. Last summer was no exception, as I accepted another unpaid internship with a new blogging website for women called Spike the Watercooler. I was very motivated by the thought of creating a communal writing outlet for women, but […]

So I was originally dead set on not doing a gender-centric paper for this final assignment. I always do something related to women’s roles or sexuality. Time for a change right? Wrong! But my original idea, which was to talk about how blogging has helped to change our rhetoric, is not mutually exclusive to my […]

When we first got the keys to our apartment on Louther St. I was not very impressed. Sure our living room was large, and there were lots of seating options, but it was not anything glamorous. Despite this first impression, my roommates have helped to make our unique space feel like home through different odds […]

I could not have asked for a better Valentines Day afternoon and evening. I know, you may be asking how does that have anything to do with our class and the politics of literacy, but in my own nerdy way, it really is quite connected. You see, despite a surprise visit from my significant other, […]

D’son Dialect

February 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

“I’ll meet you at the cushies after I finish up at the lib, then we could do the Caf or the Snar, and I may need to stop at the D.Den.” See to me, I heard that message loud and clear. But I’ve used those terms in front of non-Dickinsonian’s, like my boyfriend when he […]

“…In a beautiful pea green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, And sang to a small guitar, ‘O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love, What a beautiful Pussy you are, You are, You are! What a beautiful […]