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February 13, 2010
In my first week back I'm learning about the Supreme Court and revisiting the time I ate strange pig parts in Spain.
May 7, 2009
Dan stood in front of the bulldozers and blocked the construction for hours before they hauled him away. Why weren't there hundreds of people with him? Thousands?
April 19, 2009
I can't decide if I'm excited to go back to a traditional academic setting--to actually read novels again and discuss theories in the safe confines of a classroom--or apprehensive that I'll be frustrated not to be learning by doing, not to be out on the frontlines of the issue that moves me the most.
April 7, 2009
Some seem to think I've strayed from the original purpose of the blog--giving prospies an unmediated account of Obie life--yet here are the ways my experiences here in Arizona have a great deal to do with far-off Oberlin.
April 4, 2009
"The people who come here illegally across the border are not educated people," Ms. Richardson said. "They don't have any culture or any respect for ours."
April 2, 2009
A few things I learned on yesterday's patrol with the Samaritans, a group that sends a group out to the desert every day looking for migrants in need of water, food, medicine or simply a friendly face.
March 30, 2009
Amnesty International just released a pretty horrifying report on immigrant detention in the U.S. calling the system "broken." What can we do about it?

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