New Semester, New Books

Fall Semester started yesterday.  I didn’t have much of a break, since I took courses over the Summer, but two and a half weeks off seemed long enough to me.  I spent most of that time rotting my brain with video games.  I haven’t sat around playing video games for hours on end in yearsContinue reading “New Semester, New Books”

Officially a Full Time Student Again For The First Time in Almost 12 Years (And more snow pictures)

A picture of Townsend Hall at CCNY, prior to all the snowstorms New York City has suffered through over the last month. Everything went off without a hitch today, other than a lack of sleep due to anxiety.  I woke up at 5 AM and couldn’t fall back asleep, after going to bed at 1Continue reading “Officially a Full Time Student Again For The First Time in Almost 12 Years (And more snow pictures)”

Children Selling Cigarettes in the Philippines

I was sitting on that same second floor window where I saw the girl with the bag that said “Use Me” when I saw something else interesting.  Does this count as child exploitation?  Isn’t there a law against it?  Maybe there isn’t.  It seems like labor regulation is pretty loose in the Philippines, which canContinue reading “Children Selling Cigarettes in the Philippines”