Toulouse: Pink Bricks, Perplexing Past

View of the iconic dome of l'Hôpital Saint-Joseph de la Grave in Saint-Cyprien from the opposite side of the Garonne

View of the iconic dome of l’Hôpital Saint-Joseph de la Grave in Saint-Cyprien from the opposite side of the Garonne. Photo C. Davis.

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Introduction: A Sigillographer’s Life for Me

British lead seal from a Wakefield merchant, 18th century, Mackinac State Historic Parks Collection. Photo C. Davis

British lead seal from a Wakefield merchant, 18th century, Mackinac State Historic Parks Collection. Photo C. Davis

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Not Straight With Me: Criticisms of Heterosexuals by Queer Users (Research Update #2)

Baby showers aren’t known for their obscenity, but there’s one that made the rounds on Twitter that’s probably cause for criticism. A tweet by @HelloKennedi (and shared by Tiq Milan) contained a gender reveal party video – one in which the gender is revealed by the father in an inappropriate manner (NSFW). The responses to this content were of widespread condemnation, especially from QTPOC individuals.

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What’s Next?

“So… what do you want to do with that?”

Another quizzical face staring back at me, wondering what in the world I am doing with my (almost-finished) Bachelors of Arts. I have received this question from countless people upon my saying that yes, I am an art history major, and yes, I know artistic careers are hard to come by. A cashier at Food Lion told me it was a risky choice, an older gentleman at an art exhibition I co-curated advised I go into business instead, my dad strongly hinted at engineering (I have not taken a math class in over four years).

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Final Week of Remote Area Medical Operations

Hello all! This summer has went by so fast and has been a whirlwind of knowledge and new experiences. I have received so much knowledge throughout the past couple of months about the medical field, as well as the need for medical care across the country. My time in Texas was nothing short of amazing. We served so many people at each of our clinics, with a total patient count of about 3,ooo.  Our primary services at each of our clinics, Brownsville, San Juan, Mission, and Laredo, were vision and dental, while the National Guard covered medical services.

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