Jill Richardson

07/23/2015 - 9:33pm

    When you read this, I’ll probably be out in the wilderness on a 220-mile hike along the John Muir Trail. Embarking on this journey through California’s breathtaking Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks reminded me of a conversation I had in Mexico five years ago.

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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...

03/19/2015 - 2:52pm

    Cereal’s gone full circle since the invention of corn flakes by nutrition guru John Harvey Kellogg.

    Kellogg ran a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. An advocate of vegetarian eating, he...

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