Monthly Archives: September 2010

Slater Natural History Museum. Museum-1 Assistant

We skin birds and stuff them with cotton and sew them up and dry them out and tag them and freeze them (to kill off any annoying little buggies) and then put them away in the rows and rows of specimens the museum holds for anyone who might think of some clever study which demands access to the library of information stored in the skins. Was that a run-on sentence? possibly.

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HAR-FEST

The colors are changing, the weather is temperamental, the students are getting to burnt-out phase #1… Fall is here! And if thats not cause for celebration, i don’t know what is. I don’t know how many people know, but our … Continue reading

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Ron Thom: Where did the sun go?

Ron Thom’s magic did not last long this year because the rain has already graced us with its presence. In all the years I have been here, I have remembered September to be a fairly decent month. In terms of … Continue reading

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Midterms Already?

Yes, indeed. While my friends back home are still waiting for school to start (since they are on the quarter/term system), I just finished taking my first real test of the school year (although I’ve had 3 or 4 quizzes … Continue reading

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Honest Movement: Exercising the ‘Letting Go’ Muscle

Having done my performance and presented at the AHSS Symposium, it occurs to me that all I have left to do is turn in my Summer Research paper. It also occurs to me… I don’t want to be done with … Continue reading

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Tacoma is for Lovers Indeed

On our one day of sunshine this week, I took my Saturday to fall in love with Tacoma. Cruising around on our two-wheeled non-motorized transit, we let ourselves get lost in South Tacoma and Hilltop for the day. And I’m … Continue reading

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Good v Evil

please forgive my rambling…I ramble. Besides, Cosmic Battles of Good and Evil transcend so many obnoxious daily things. Like the fact I’m not doing my homework right now, or that I will have to pee terribly after I down my eighth cup of tea. And what kind of Holly-wood blockbuster would cast Jane Normal when you can dress up Dr. Evil in spandex and give a giant mystical sword of +20 damage to Loner Hero so that he might save the world and get the girl.

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First Weeks

The first two weeks of the semester have been very engaging and I am looking forward to the rest of the semester, I’m taking three courses with a PE quarter credit as well. I started my week on Monday with … Continue reading

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A Thursday Night Snapshot

Who: Alayna, a 21-year-old student who loves the many, many, many campus activities she’s involved in SO MUCH, and who is just starting to grasp the fact that she’s actually a senior in college. What: A bit of an almost-end-of-the-week … Continue reading

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espresso yourself

Thank you, sweet Patron Saint of all Things University, for this Labor Day weekend. Recently back from an internship in Guatemala, and then a semester abroad in Vietnam, I am the epitome (thank you spell check for that one) of … Continue reading

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