Jill Richardson

04/30/2015 - 8:27pm

    The provocative animal rights group PETA famously despises cages.

    Press statements from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have described birdcages as a “death sentence” for avian pets, likened crating dogs to...

04/23/2015 - 12:29pm

    Greetings from Anxietyland. Or as some might know it, graduate school.

    I’ve got just a few weeks left of teaching and taking classes before the semester ends. You might see that as hectic...

04/16/2015 - 5:32pm

    There’s one group of people in this country who probably get less sympathy than anyone else: felons.

    If you’re a convicted felon, very few Americans care about your plight. Can’...

04/08/2015 - 11:12pm

    Not long now until freedom — or temporary freedom, anyway.

    I’m just one month away from the end of my first year in graduate school. It’s my first year out of a projected six,...

04/02/2015 - 2:36pm

    I can’t easily reduce my own footprint on the planet in some of the ways that I’d like. Sure, I can walk and take the bus instead of driving some of the time, and I can turn off the lights when I leave a room.

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03/26/2015 - 8:18pm

    As a teaching assistant in a class on race in the United States, I’ve probably paid more attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement than a lot of my white peers.

    The professor who teaches...

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