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Psychology Spot

“Hell No, We Won’t Go: Student Activism as a Vehicle for Leadership Development” By: Dominique C. McShan, University of Louisville

Colleges and universities across the United States have experienced an upsurge in student activism within the last decade as more students address …

Common freshman reading selections focus on immigration, racial injustice

In a year when presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has spouted anti-immigrant rhetoric and black men have died at the hands of …

Black Lives Matter

Work/Life Balance: Revisited

I know- you’re reading this title and saying, isn’t this topic old and tired? What more can we say about work/life balance that hasn’t already been …

Social Media

Can I Be Honest? Sometimes, I Get Jealous

By onJune 19, 2016 in Parenting<p><b>Dear Stay-at-Home Mom,</b><p>Can I be honest? Sometimes, I get jealous of you.<p>Like, when I picture your mornings, minus the …

Parenting

The ugly secret of working moms

I have an ugly secret: For 18 years, I've felt like a fraud both at home and at work.<p>From the moment I became pregnant with my first child, who …

Parenting

30 days of our best grilling tips

Come back every day in June for a fresh piece of advice on how to make the most of your summer barbecues. (Click to show captions for more detail.)

A Guide to Filipino Food in Los Angeles

Dollars Hits | Photo by Clarissa Wei<p>Filipinos make up the largest Asian-American population in California, so it's interesting that the Filipino food …

The Secret Trimester: Returning To Work After Having A Baby

For a new mother, resuming a career can be a challenge, particularly when her body is healing, household responsibilities are shifting, and work keeps piling up. Plus, according to Lauren Smith Brody, author of <i>The Fifth Trimester: A Guide for New Moms Going Back to Work</i>, to be published by …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016

Job seekers, give yourself an edge with some modern touches.<p>“In today’s job market, your resume needs to immediately stand out,” says Dawn Bugni, a …

The Surprising Danger of Being Good at Your Job

Science confirms what high performers have known for years: It’s not easy being so competent.<p>A study from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business suggests …

Here Are Four Heavenly Easy Ways To Make Spaghetti

Pasta lovers dream hard.<p><b>Chicken Bacon Broccoli Alfredo</b><br>Serves 2-3<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons canola oil<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>½ teaspoon pepper<p>2 cloves garlic, chopped<p>2 cups broccoli florets<p>2 cups milk<p>1 cup parmesan, shredded<p>¼ cup parsley, chopped<p>4 strips cooked …

Recipes

Seven Year Itch

<b>One morning in early 2011,</b> entrepreneur and UCLA Anderson graduate James Green ('88) was on a boat with his family in St. Lucia, anchored in six feet …

First-generation college students are not succeeding in college, and money isn't the problem

By Kavitha Cardoza<p>Christopher Feaster lived in a homeless shelter in D.C. for most of high school. Laundry was a once-a-month luxury. “I would have to re-wear socks,” he says. “They were white socks, but they were so dirty that they were brown and sometimes they were starting to go black. I had to …

10 Ways Your Social Justice Work Might Be Inaccessible and Elitist (And Why That’s a Problem)

“3. Using academic language when no one understands it.” You're addressing oppression – but are you falling for the trap of activist elitism in the …

9 Ways We Can Make Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible

We need to make room for people to make mistakes in their activism – and to grow from them.<p>I’m not saying that we should stop calling out oppressive …

The Motherhood Divide In The Workplace: It's Not As Big As You Think

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day, and only my second one as a mom. I am still new enough to motherhood to have vivid memories of my childless days.<p>Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the divide between working moms and childless women in the workplace. For starters, online hostilities …

6 Signs Your Call-Out Isn’t Actually About Accountability

How do you deal with oppressive behavior in your activist communities? Sometimes when we call each other out, we're acting out of fear – not aiming …

Strawberry Cream Puffs ~ Recipe

In a saucepan bring the milk, water, sugar, salt and butter to a boil.<p>Remove from heat and add flour all at once and incorporate mixing energetically …

The Many, Many Problems with the 'Meternity Leave' Argument

When it comes to the mommy wars, I’m an outspoken pacifist. I hate that we’ve found ways to insert “versus” into all of these pools of women: nursing …

15 Poke Cake Recipes You Need In Your Life

:: poke poke poke ::<p>True to its name, it's a cake that you poke holes in after baking. The holes are then filled with a liquid or filling — like condensed milk, pureed fruit, chocolate cream, or pudding — to infuse extra flavor into every bite. <b>Here are 15 ways to make one.</b>

Dessert

Chocolate-Covered Espresso Bean Recipe

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

Tasty

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‘Coddled’ students and their ‘safe spaces’ aren’t the problem, college official says. Bigots are.

By Ferentz Lafargue<p>In a year in which student activism and free speech issues have dominated conversations on many campuses, and beyond, a Williams College official takes on the concerns of those who argue that students today are too quick to take offense at others’ language and perceived</i> …

How to Make Barista Quality Cold-Brew Coffee at Home

The delicious-looking iced coffee you see on everyone’s Instagram isn’t made from cooled leftover coffee. Ordinary brewing with hot water releases …

How to spot emotionally intelligent people in an interview

Fatherhood

Job Negotiation Tips and Suggestions

We are in job search season and many people will be receiving offers for jobs. Then what? Then you negotiate. Here are 23 tips to consider as you …