Category Archives: Grad School

Obama’s Policy Memos

It’s interesting to see how a presidential administration takes on the personality of its leader.  In a new New Yorker article by Ryan Lizza, Lizza has tons of internal White House memos to analyze.  He tracks how Obama’s first legislative battles … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink: Student McMansions, Geographic Taxes, Voter ID

We’re deep into November, the homestretch for school and my fall internship.  I’m only taking one more course before I graduate, Organization Theory, and two class meetings remain.  All the “deliverables” (my professor loves calling assignments “deliverables”) are due December … Continue reading

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Paid Internships: the Yetis of Internships

My pleasant summer of weekend trips, air-conditioned offices, and goofy minor league baseball games is now starting to unravel into the ball of stress that comes with the dreaded internship/job search.

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Woodrow Wilson’s House

You could cut the tension between Politics and Administration with a knife.

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A MADD Summer

Fulfilling my summer internship requirement for my University of Georgia MPA degree, I’m working as a “communications” intern for Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s Virginia state office in Richmond. (I put communications in quotations because I learned today that that’ll be my … Continue reading

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Netflix Addiction: Sons of Anarchy, Homework Fugue States

It’s crunch time right now, with papers and finals consuming my life for the next two weeks. Meanwhile, this recently posted article in Gawker entitled “Do You Suffer from Netflix Streaming Syndrome?” really hits home. It’s tongue-in-cheek, of course – … Continue reading

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Putting the NCAA in the Vacants

Harshing the mellow of one of America’s greatest sporting events, the NCAA is coming under more scrutiny than usual for the way they make billions of dollars off the student-athletes of the two money-making sports, men’s basketball and football.  A … Continue reading

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