All posts by Nathan Simpson

Just a student trying to find his way on this pale blue dot.

University of Kentucky surveys students -Would you “choose to be straight” if possible?


University of Kentucky is making waves again after letting the NCAA championship tournament slip through their fingers, this time for a campus wide survey that asked students grossly inappropriate questions regarding their sexual orientation, and if they were gay, would they “choose to be straight” if possible?

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A bloody brilliant cover of The New Yorker!

I absolutely love this month’s cover of The New Yorker! In case you can’t decipher who President Obama is spoon feeding the Affordable Healthcare Act too, (from right to left) it’s Ted Cruz, Michelle Bachmann, Mitch McConnell, and Speaker of the House John Boehner walking away.

For those who don’t know, seven million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act, and that doesn’t even include the people who signed up through their state-run versions of the bill. In short, it’s been wildly successful.

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Details of NYC Dance on the Pier released!


Hey everyone, NYC Pride put out a press release giving away the details of this year’s NYC Dance on the Pier! We won’t know who the headliner is yet, but here are all of the other pertinent details from the press release:

   NYC Pride announced today that the 28th annual Dance on the Pier would be returning to Hudson River Park’s Pier 26. Pier 26 will also be home to NYC Pride’s annual women’s event, Teaze (formerly Rapture on the River), and the Rally, the opening event of Pride weekend. Past NYC Pride performers include Cher, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Hudson and many more.

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Book Review: Divergent, Don’t waste your time

I was inspired to start reading Veronica Roth’s Divergent after watching the previews for the Divergent film that’s currently out in theaters. The film looked interesting, so I thought I’d give the book a shot.

I really enjoy Science Fiction and Fantasy novels, and I thought a book about a dystopian future in Chicago would be just up my ally.  Well, it would have if it wasn’t first and foremost a teen romance novel, and a  Sci Fi novel last.

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