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trials and tribulations: my experience with Practice Teaching

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personal / UTTP blog

At this time last year, I was registered in the Languages of the Media as an undergraduate student. Just one year later, I was tasked with leading the class. For just under three hours that evening, I was more or less on my own, faced with a sea of 200 undergraduates for their second class of the semester. *record scratch* *freeze frame* “Yup, that’s me. You’re probably wondering how I ended up in this situation.” I […]

a final letter to mark

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narrative / personal / thst*2450 blog

It’s a Monday, my day off, at about nine a.m., when I say these words out loud to my roommate: “My weird gay dad almost died.” This has happened many times, actually. He has what seems like an infinite number of lives, definitely not capped at nine like a feline. I worry. I worry too much, not because of him, but because by all accounts, it appears that the world wants to swallow him whole. […]