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November 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Kavanaugh: What Now?

By tljordan tljordan (@tljordan)

I don’t want to write another article about how tragic, and terrifying it is that Brett Kavanaugh is now a Supreme Court Justice of the United States of America. I don’t want to write another think piece on what it is like to be assigned female at birth, trans, or nonbinary in the era of […]

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October 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

By Crystal Mendoza Crystal Mendoza (@crystalmendoza)

By: TL Jordan Representation is incredibly important. Not just in our media, but in our everyday lives. When we are young we look up to people and dream about seeing ourselves in their shoes. Young children look to see themselves reflected in everyday life as teachers, astronauts, politicians, actors, artists, scientists, and so much more. […]

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October 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Voting Supports Our Wellness

By Josiane Joseph Josiane Joseph (@josianejoseph)

By: Josiane Joseph In 2008, I was an unassuming teenager with serious goals that included finding ways to get to the beach and hoarding enough clothes to ensure that I always had a unique ensemble to wear. My understanding of the three branches of government was fair, but I harbored an excessive amount of apathy […]

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October 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Pronouns: The Minimum

By Crystal Mendoza Crystal Mendoza (@crystalmendoza)

By: Torri Jordan Merriam Webster defines a pronoun as “any a small set of words in a language that are used as substitutes for nouns or noun phrases whose referents are named or understood in the context” Simpler, you could define a pronoun as a small set of words that replace a noun. Even simpler, […]

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May 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Judging a Book: Special Olympics Basketball – Round Three

By Domenic Fraboni Domenic Fraboni (@domenicfraboni)

Underestimating your opponent as an athlete can be a grave error on the part of any competitor. Judging them based on their initial appearance, however, can be an even greater mistake. April 17, 2018 – Practice at the “Y” We entered the YMCA: six of my Special Olympic full court basketball athletes and myself. We […]

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April 13, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Inclusion and stuff… Like for real though

By Domenic Fraboni Domenic Fraboni (@domenicfraboni)

By Domenic Fraboni and Torri Jordan Inclusion. Acceptance. Respect. They are easy words to say, however, incorporating them into your daily routine, life, career, or corporation can prove to be more difficult than three spoken words. The difficulty lies in the fact that, as individuals, we do not know how to be completely accepting, or […]

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January 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Hello From the Other Side

By Domenic Fraboni Domenic Fraboni (@domenicfraboni)

By: Kevin Shim As I sit down to write my thesis I have spent some time thinking about the differences between graduate school and medical school thus far. I want to try to explain them to you using a half-baked analogy with the goal of highlighting (what I think are) some important differences between life […]

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September 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The civilizing influence of historical continuity

By Andrew M. Harrison Andrew M. Harrison (@andrewharrison1)

By Andrew M. Harrison I am not a scholar of history, but I like to pretend I play one on the TV machine. After writing of the Minnesota cornfield-tundra earlier this year for Meet Mayo Med, The Official Blog of Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, it occurred to me I do not understand the cornfields. […]

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August 24, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Trust in Medicine: From 3 to 83

By Domenic Fraboni Domenic Fraboni (@domenicfraboni)

By: Domenic Fraboni I’m about to share a story about trust that I learned in an unexpected fashion and from the most unexpected teacher. This unexpected master class in trust was delivered by my nephew. Now, why would any possible readers care about me jabbering on about a 3-year-old that none of you know? The […]

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June 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment

My “Modern” Family

By Domenic Fraboni Domenic Fraboni (@domenicfraboni)

By: Domenic F. Fraboni   I want to talk about that ugly “D” word that wreaks havoc on so many families every year. “We’re getting a divorce.” The words my mom and dad shared with me at the kitchen table during my senior year of high school. My world flopped on its head in an […]

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