A Mocha Discovers The Existence of Gnomes.

Recently, I took my classes to the library to hear a presentation from our librarian about books relating to Black History Month. Immediately, I noticed that she was stumbling over her words, stammering, pausing and restarting, and overall, looked super nervous. She said  "Black," once. When it was over, she came over to me, and … Continue reading A Mocha Discovers The Existence of Gnomes.

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“You’ve never heard of dial-up?” And Other Things That Make Me Feel Old

When I started my career in education, I was 21 years old and fresh out of college. Not surprisingly, my Animal Behavior degree with a focus on Bioethics was not exactly a freeway to the job market. In fact, I had applied to exactly zero jobs the summer after college graduation because none of them … Continue reading “You’ve never heard of dial-up?” And Other Things That Make Me Feel Old

The Extremes, What I Wished I Would Have Said, and Godzilla

I know I promised you all the second part of my journey into education, but I have just had so many subtly racist encounters this week, and I'm upset, and I need to rant for a minute. Look, I'm glad that many of my white colleagues have taken steps toward developing a greater understanding of … Continue reading The Extremes, What I Wished I Would Have Said, and Godzilla