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Brennan Linsley/Associated Press – Hundreds of people in line for the
Jan. 1 opening of the 3D Cannabis Center, a legal retail outlet for
marijuana in Denver.
If you’re white, that joint probably won’t lead to jail time
By Stacey Patton and David J. Leonard, Published: January 10, 2015
Has the new year started out on a high or a drugged-out low? The decriminalization of marijuana in Washington…
Impostor Syndrome: Academic Identity Under Siege?
by David Leonard
Not a day passes without my questioning my abilities: as a writer, a commentator, and—most of all—as an academic. I wonder if I have talent, or am I just faking it?
Despite those insecurities, I don’t feel like an impostor. On paper, I fit the profile of an academic. I am a white male. I trod a typical school-to-university path…
References to interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary work have become commonplace within today’s university. Not only erasing the complex and contentious history, its usage has become part of a lexicon that seeks to celebrate work that “transcends” the borders and boundaries of a discipline (& in turn reinscribing TRADITIONAL disciplines as authentic and most desirable).
Despite its usage, or…
In Defense of Dirty Laundry
By David J. Leonard
January 15, 2014
We lament, vent about, and dissect student interactions all the time. From hallway conversations to conference sessions, from publications to dinner parties, shop talk is commonplace. And it’s generally accepted.
But now, of course, that talk is moving to a new space: Facebook. To some observers, this is a thing to be bemoaned. In…
Racism: The Most Violent Weapon in Human History
by JLove Calderon and David Leonard
February 24, 2014
Stop denying that race doesn’t matter.
To claim that killings of Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin, Renisha McBride, Darius Simmons, Garrick Hopkins, Carl Hopkins, and countless others have nothing to do with race erases generations of…
Out with Rea on Friday night via Instagram http://ift.tt/1p4FAlO
Post haircut and shave via Instagram http://ift.tt/1cXeNzz
!Chicana Power!: Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement by Maylei Blackwell (A Review #AMST 525)
How I respond to friendly family teasing via Instagram http://ift.tt/1gxRJf6