Last week, the familiar camp director duo of Walter O’Brien and Joe Eppolito was working the Girls’ Select U18 Camp in St. Cloud, Minn., with a high-performance scene unfolding on ice, turf and concrete outside their second-floor nerve center. Both are well into their second decade of USA Hockey Player Development Camps and both have been part of a dramatic evolution.
“I look back on some of my earlier camps, and I remember when the Lamoureux twins were campers,” said O’Brien. “And they were just two of a handful of kids doing a pre-practice warm-up, doing it completely on their own, with just five or six other kids. Now, of course, everybody’s doing it. The competitive landscape, the knowledge of training on and off the ice, the nutrition – the change over the past 10 years has been incredible.” […]
I, Shweta , am the FIRST girl from India’s red-light areas to be accepted to a US university! I have a full scholarship to the prestigious Bard College in New York but need funding for my room and board. Newsweek recently named me a “25 Under 25 Young Women to Watch,” and my story has been featured on dozens of Indian news channels, magazines and newspapers - I want to study psychology and return to the red-light area as a therapist. Please help me achieve my dreams at Bard!
There are a lot of important Speak Now tour covers but this is the most important one, because “am i more than you bargained for yet”, because “i’m just a notch in your bedpost but you’re just a line in a song”, because “drop a heart, break a name”, because the pronoun change she makes isn’t even a pronoun change it’s “how i’m just dying to be him → how i’m just dying to be here”. SO IMPORTANT.
amanda kessel becomes very distressed by a hot pepper, much to julie chu’s delight
"Many women, I think, resist feminism because it is an agony to be fully conscious of the brutal misogyny which permeates culture, society, and all personal relationships. It is as if our oppression were cast in lava eons ago and now it is granite, and each individual woman is buried inside the stone. Women try to survive inside the stone, buried in it. Women say, I like this stone, its weight is not too heavy for me. Women defend the stone by saying that it protects them from rain and wind and fire. Women say, all I have ever known is this stone, what is there without it?"
One time during my freshmen year of college I forgot to do a history paper that was worth 20% of my grade and the teacher didn’t accept late work, so I waited until the professor handed back the papers and angrily asked where mine was. The teacher felt so bad for losing it he let me re-do the entire paper and gave me an A-
You fucking champ
Hoping to get this boosted, because maybe it can save someone from hard times and get them a job at whatever establishment this racist ass manager is at.
(this was on NYT FB article posting about a (Black) mother Google searching her unborn child’s name to see what connotations and future it could hold for him)
And then you have people justifying this action. But a meritocracy exists right?
But I don’t even know how to pronounce his last name…..
Someone find out where he works so we can can e-mail his Boss and get him fired cause almost every company has a non discrimination policy
The worst part, I think, is that it’s a common place thing. He’s just the one with the gall to say it out loud. But everyone will tell black people that they’re being paranoid or that they need to work harder or try harder or make a better resume because we’re in “post-racial America” and the “only people holding black people back is black people.” But then in the real world you have women like this and men like this, and you can see how small changes on paper change your perceived value.
JFC. I thought this was really well-done satire until I read the comments.
I do not remember reblogging this.
4.01.14- Sidney “I can body slam you with one hand” Crosby