What a Wiener

~By Katie Blais When I was twelve, I decided to become a vegetarian.  At the time my brother, who is six years older than me, was dating Kate, a tall, willowy gal, who not only shared my namesake but always let me tag along with her and my brother—much to his chagrin of course.  I…

Learning to Live Without Sushi: From the Voice of the Unemployed

By Jessica Benedetto There’s a particular statistic that’s swept the nation with its car-wreck appeal: you don’t want to look, you know the people inside are probably badly mangled, but you have to peek. Just one eye. Then the other. And there it is: the United States Unemployment Rate. This past December, I became a statistic….