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January 24, 2016
Filed under What's In A Name?

Hello readers. It's been a while. I was abroad last semester in Argentina. Needless to say, I'm excited to get back to blogging. At some point I'm hoping to write about the linguistic points of interest from my time in Argentina.   This morning, I was listening to an episode of "A Way With Words,"...

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Lindsey Holdren
January 23, 2013
Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

My mother told me to title this entry "The Journey Begins." But she is a happy and optimistic soul. I responded with an alternate title: "The Journey Attempted To Begin But Then It Got Beotch-Slapped In The Face By The Forces Of Evil, Inclement Weather, And Bureaucracy." The foreboding signs were present...

Artist Hasan Elahi meets prejudice, profiling with creativity

Artist Hasan Elahi meets prejudice, profiling with creativity

Clara Bartlett
November 3, 2011
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

In 2002, artist Hasan Elahi was apprehended by the FBI in Detroit after stepping off a plane coming from the Netherlands.  Elahi was detained on suspicion of terrorism. While today it is clear that the accusations in question were misguided, the Bangladeshi-born American still remains on the terrorist...

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