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Quebec Students Prefer Not To

The argument of the students of Quebec goes far beyond bowing to the cold economic realities proffered by state and provincial governments, who claim that public money for education is simply not there.

A Joyful Rebellion

An ostentatious show of power and control has led to a breathtaking graffiti project that has now completely taken over concrete surfaces with murals that function to erase walls by simply painting through them.

Take Back The Strand!

With a possible strike looming, Strand workers have started their own website explaining the events which have led them to this point, what they stand to lose, and what we, as patrons of independent bookstores, would also be losing.

CanonBall [Winners Announced!]

Welcome to CanonBall. It’s like the Superbowl, except 100% different.

The Rise of the Lecherous Professor (in Fiction)

He’s crusty, grumpy, aging, and set in his outdated ways. He’s a he. Mortality is on his mind, and his will to bed women a fraction of his age increases in direct proportion to his fear of aging and death.

The Life Expectancy of a Literary Journal

In 2012, to make yourself “un-googlable” is perhaps the ballsiest move any single group trying to communicate with people outside of that group can make.

How To Read Books

How to read the following books: The Art of Fielding, Fifty Shades of Grey,The Sense of an Ending, His Dark Materials, A Game of Thrones, Lolita, Housekeeping, and anything by Murakami.

Adrienne Rich, R.I.P.

In her work, Ms. Rich has never let her readers believe in a distinction between the personal and the political, the personal and the artistic, the personal and the poetic. An angry, beautiful struggle shines in her poetry, one which her death does not end.

The Ads of the D.C. Metro

A quick glance at the public advertising in Metro stations and bus shelters around Washington, DC will tell you more about America and her capital than any memorial, monument, or museum.

But We’re Not Friends! Facebook and Getting Hired

Asking to actually log into a prospective employees’ profile and look at the info as “User A” seems like a completely unreasonable request.