Never Comfortable

Someday I will die. The engine of cold malice and spite that has driven me so far will sputter and stop, and halfway through explaining to a hapless student why I burned their essay, my eyes will flutter, my mouth will snap shut, and my already cold body will crumple and get even colder. At …

Politics Don’t Belong in the Classroom but Neither Do A******s

I’ve been told I give a pretty overt “crazy left” vibe when it comes to my politics. However, I’m very careful never to let my own political beliefs enter my teaching, and I try to appear as politically ambiguous as a person can be while under the constant scrutiny of 24 decently clever 18-21 year …