Society, Technology

Book Review: Evicted

Over the past four years of living in Austin full-time and San Francisco for two summers, I have heard a lot of discussion about how housing strategies in urban areas. I recently finished the Pulitzer Prize winning book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which I found to…

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Personal, Society

Reflection on the “Division of Labor”

For my class on the Enlightenment period, I am responsible for writing a weekly response to the readings assigned. The following is the first that I found myself outpouring thought, as opposed to having to dig deep to draw connections and relevancy. It leads me to wonder about how important…

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Society, Technology

Resolution: Be More Aware

The start of the New Year means resolutions of all sorts. For me, I have realized the importance of being aware of the good, bad, and confusing happening in the world. One of my goals this year is to do a better job of educating myself with a basic understanding…

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Personal, Society

From the Daughter of a Working Mom

I loved visiting my mom’s office growing up… getting to make myself hot chocolate in the break room, writing notes to her on the white board, and meeting cool men and women at summer office parties. But there were also times, like when I was dropped off to daycare early…

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