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Out of balance together: Faculty juggle teaching and parenting

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Abby Main, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2020

When asked how she is balancing teaching with parenting young kids, Associate Professor of English Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel’s response was simple: “There is no balance.”  “As I type this email, my daughter is barking like a dog,” she said. “In a bit, I'll switch off with my husband, the ...

Standards of professionalism are changing, and that’s a good thing

Standards of professionalism are changing, and that's a good thing

Ava Liponis, Columnist

September 10, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, professional life has far exceeded its pre-pandemic boundaries, and it is becoming increasingly impossible to separate the two spheres of personal and professional. Working from home makes it difficult to separate what was once two binary sides of life, and that...

32 ways to be productive during a Zoom “class” with your camera and mic off

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Annelise Ellingboe, Creature

April 14, 2020

Watch seasons one through six of "Sex and the City." Watch the first "Sex and the City" movie. But don’t watch the second "Sex and the City" movie!! Manically disinfect all of your door handles. Disinfect your phone. Wait — stop — don’t touch your face! Call your mom. ...

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