Yeshua of Nazareth and Cesar of Arizona: the Google doodle issue

My senior year of high school I signed up for AP World History. But it conflicted with jazz band on the schedule, so I took the honors course instead – with the same teacher. (She pretty much stalked me in the hallway my junior year and told me I had to be in her APContinue reading “Yeshua of Nazareth and Cesar of Arizona: the Google doodle issue”

Memento mori: love macabre

When I was young I read Poe – The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, The Telltale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, and such – of my own volition. These weren’t assigned readings. I chose to fall into them in my free time. I recall specifically reading Poe at my desk in third grade afterContinue reading “Memento mori: love macabre”

Diversity and disrupting organizational culture

(a discussion from March 2010) Prompt: Recent news events, such as the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court justice and the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, have emphasized that people have different experiences due to race and gender (as well as class, physical appearance, etc.) When it comes to getting “the right people onContinue reading “Diversity and disrupting organizational culture”