Monthly Archives: July 2010

Beggar/Chooser

Well, I reached a new dilemma in my job search today: I turned down an offer for 2nd-round interview with a marketing company. For all of my frustration in not finding a job, I decided that just because I’m offered a shot at a position doesn’t necessarily mean I should take it. Yes, I did […]

Manassas clinic serves immigrant population, battles for midwives’ rights

Below is an excerpt from my final project for my community reporting course with Prof. Angie Chuang: When undocumented workers Miguel and Norma first migrated from Monterrey, Mexico, to the United States with their two children in 2003, their only experiences with prenatal care and birthing was in hospitals. Now, as the couple, whose last […]

Life as a post-grad grad

Thirty-seven days after my last final in my last class EVER, I still don’t have a job. I moved cities, reclaimed my dog (who knew pit bulls are illegal in certain counties?), and accrued all kinds of fees (excuse me parking authorities, but I will be fighting all $300+ in parking tickets you have bequeathed […]