I live in a smaller Midwestern college town and every server I know is well versed in Celiac's. Sometimes more so than those complaining of an allergy. (Granted I work at a bakery so half my day is telling people to fuck off* for even walking in and expecting accommodation.) » 9/21/14 12:38am Sunday 12:38am

That's the entire point though. There has to be a level of callousness when routinely dealing with the death of small children. The headline suits the essay to a T and you are doing the entire piece a great disservice by judging it based on a title. » 9/19/14 12:43pm Friday 12:43pm

I get what you're saying (I have a friend whose boyfriend got in a "snowboarding accident" a few weeks after she miscarried. Come to find out he got a vasectomy) but women also have all of those ways to be shitty. I feel like you're painting men in a bad light purely because they're men. All of the scenarios you've… » 9/10/14 12:10pm 9/10/14 12:10pm

omg same here. It wasn't an open campus but he was called "Elvis" and was known for his inappropriate behavior with girls. He told my best friend about the mail order bride he was planning on bringing to the country while giving her a ride to her class at the east campus. I'm pretty sure he ended up getting fired. » 9/05/14 12:17pm 9/05/14 12:17pm

I come from a long line of people I'd like to refer to as "passively racist." There is no outright hatred, no race-based discrimination, but there are a lot of stereotypes that seem to permeate their views of minorities (especially poor minorities). I used to fight tooth-and-nail when I was a teenager but past a… » 8/22/14 1:43pm 8/22/14 1:43pm

Ah man, I don't know if this is appropriate but I tended to avoid commenting with that last iteration of Kinja and would loooove to be followed by kitchenette. I've got stories. I do like tomatoes, though...(But only during tomato season!) » 8/18/14 3:32pm 8/18/14 3:32pm