The Exponent Blog

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Feminist Anthems

After the election a couple weeks ago (why did it have to be so close to the Exclusion Policy anniversary?), life has felt bleak. Yesterday, I thought it would be fun to watch Beyonce’s...

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Safety pins and allyship

Like many around me and many people I know, I cried when I woke up on November 10. I had truly not anticipated the results of the US election and had blindly, optimistically, believed...

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Nuance

This week in one of my classes, a student asked me what the word nuance meant. We were talking about how to conduct data analysis as part of research. I walked them through the process...

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pain & hope

I did my first leg workout last week, in something like seven years, and for the two days since then, I’ve been obsessed by my pain. When I sit still – to apply for...

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The Wheels of our Faith go ’round and ’round

The act of expressing doubt or questioning beliefs is stigmatized in our church culture. Ward leaders and members tend to show great patience and understanding to investigators, children, and new members who ask doctrinally...