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Scallop laboring on Labor Day weekend

September 6, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer What are you doing on Labor Day? I bet whatever you’re doing is more relaxing than what I’m going to be spending the next three days enduring. This crazy, scallop spawning life. I know, scallops are delicious and deliciously sexy like the Boiticelli Birth of Venus painting we all know and love. […]

The Heartfelt kindness of my Department

March 12, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer I only have 2000 words, so I’ll try to be as brief as possible. People, especially those in graduate degree programs, often experience a period of time where they begin to question if they’re on the right path or not. As graduate students, we often go through at least one existential crisis […]