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Compulsion. Compelling. Compel

What was it, exactly, that compelled me to visit my ethics professor that rainy morning, earlier this week, in his office, down a skinny hallway? Raincoat zipped up to my chin, I skirted past the secretary and stared with wide eyes at the nameplates by each door. Paper in hand. Questioned the compulsion. People blame … Continue reading


Last week my sister asked me, “What is ‘traffic light’ in Spanish?” I frowned. Five years of Spanish class, and I had forgotten the easy vocabulary. All week I wondered. All last week, I threw Spanish phrases at my sister. This was partly because I had to make up for embarrassing deficiencies as a Spanish minor … Continue reading