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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: Grad student labor rights, the end of SETI@home, and more…

    Quickies: Grad student labor rights, the end of [email protected], and more…

    Happy Friday! It’s spring break for me, and I’ve spent a good deal of it recovering from the FIRST half of the spring semester and generally agonizing over the presidential primaries. Well, it’s time to move on and get things done, whether it be to finish grading or to just let my brain figure out what it wants to freak…

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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: The consequences of deportation, the dangers of white nationalism, and more…

    Quickies: The consequences of deportation, the dangers of white nationalism, and more…

    It’s Friday after a VERY long week… and frankly I don’t know where to begin on this week’s news. Then again, I hope you are tuning into some actual reputable news source (NPR nerd here) when you actually need to know what’s going on, not just my random list of weirdness. Here are a few stories that may have flown…

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  • Life StylePhoto of Self Care Sunday: Do something you’re bad at

    Self Care Sunday: Do something you’re bad at

    I am someone who is a bit of an overachiever. I’m definitely Type-A, where the A stands for my Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Also, I’m in academia which is, let’s say, really really really frakking competitive and stressful. I love teaching and working with undergraduates so SO much that it’s worth it, but it’s a recipe for me to be overwhelmed.…

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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: A controversial moment, a vicious proposal, a ridiculous claim, and a potty mouth

    Quickies: A controversial moment, a vicious proposal, a ridiculous claim, and a potty mouth

    Welcome to your Friday Quickies! Brandt Jean’s Act Of Grace Toward His Brother’s Killer Sparks A Debate Over Forgiving – NPR does a pretty good job of capturing a wide array of voices, specifically black voices, commenting on this controversial moment. You all heard how the Trump administration actually considered a gorram alligator-filled moat for a border wall, right? The…

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  • A selection of science topics

    I thought I’d come back from the miasma with a selection of topics my fellow grad students are working on. 1.) Modeling dolphin whistles for the purpose of covert communications 2.) Internal tides-that is tides occurring between two layers of water. 3.) Measuring velocity fields using lasers and marine snow. (Marine snow is basically plankton feces) 4.) Sending autonomous underwater…

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