caroline ribet

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my code is bigger than your code

tales of a history major lost in the cit

def overheard_at_the_CIT():         quote1 = “Even people who study English go to the career fair.”         quote2 = “I haven’t read things in a long time.”         quote3 = “Yeah, I mean, she’s getting that amount. And so I negotiated to try and get it too, but the recruiter isn’t     …

Xenophobia_Article

the false dichotomy

an american precedent for the radical outsider

On October 31, 2017, a person drove a pickup truck onto a bike path in downtown New York City, killing eight people and injuring 11. The driver had come from Uzbekistan in 2010 and was a legal permanent resident of the United States. Segments of the media immediately connected this tragic event with “radical Islam.”…

feature bikes

bicycle fever

the bicycle in 19th century culture and our modern world

My hometown of Berkeley, California enjoys moderate temperatures and the infrastructure to accommodate bicycles, so cycling for sport and for transportation is ubiquitous year-round. Though bicycles are lauded for their utility, one of the main benefits of the bike is often overlooked: its ability to connect people to the world around them. When bicycles first…