Deliberation

It's been almost exactly two months since I wrote this post.  I haven't done as much reading or praying or investigating as I probably should have while I'm deciding whether or not become a Christian again, but this issue has been in the back of my mind the entire time.  The more I think about …

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Why Do Students Cheat?

When I was getting ready to start college in 2012 and 2013, warnings against cheating were everywhere.  College search sites, scholarship databases, and universities themselves were yelling about how not okay cheating is.  "There are consequences to cheating!" they said.  "Cheating will get you nowhere in life!"  I was warned that there would be cheating all around …

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Book Review: Fragments by Jeff Cann

Back Cover Copy Jeff Cann has achieved the improbable. He has taken an honest look at himself. The twenty-four stories that comprise this book range from serious and sad to funny and uplifting. And they all include an element of raw, self-analysis. These well-crafted stories each stand on their own, but together they form a …

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Book Review: Chronicle of a Last Summer by Yasmine El Rashidi

    Inside Cover Synopsis: Cairo, 1984.  A blisteringly hot summer.  A young girl in a sprawling family house.  She passes her days quietly: listening to her mother's phone conversations, looking a the Nile from a bedroom window, watching the three state-sanctioned TV stations with the volume off, daydreaming about other lives.  Underlying this claustrophobic …

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Book Review: Liar by Rob Roberge

Amazon Synopsis: When Rob Roberge learns that he's likely to have developed a progressive memory-eroding disease from years of hard living and frequent concussions, he is terrified by the prospect of becoming a walking shadow. In a desperate attempt to preserve his identity, he sets out to (somewhat faithfully) record the most formative moments of …

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