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Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day, and that’s totally awesome. You should do that. I like band T-shirts a whole bunch.
But I propose an alternative: Wear Your Comic Book T-Shirt to Work!
You can wear it under you clothes if you have to! And if no one else knows you’re wearing…
"She keeps me from judging good people. I keep her from trusting bad people."
And that’s all anyone ever needs!
Hayley Williams in Bust Magazine, Dec/Jan 2014, Volume 84
It’s super neat-o that I casually bought this on my lunch break today and seemed to be the first person on the internetz to put a scan up. Also, please enjoy a totally hip looking photo of little ol’ me reading it and sporting the matching tattoo. ~*yay*~
P.S. Buy a hard copy of this. I hadn’t heard of Bust Magazine until I saw photos of the shoot today, so I picked up a copy out of curiosity. Support print journalism, because it’s rad as heck.
Thanks so much for scanning! Everyone, all credit for us seeing some of these beautiful photos goes to her.
NEED THIS MAGAZINE!!!
"I just had dinner with my professor, he’s trying to help me get more focused."
“He thinks that all the extracurriculars I’m doing, like Student Government and things like that, are serving as a stalling tactic to keep me from figuring out what I really want to do.”
I stand by the comment I made about this on facebook. Her professor is either a creep or an idiot.
I struck up a conversation with him, and he casually mentioned that he was having trouble adjusting to Columbia, due to his “previous situation.” So I asked him to elaborate.
"I was born in Egypt," he said. "I worked on a farm until 3rd grade with no education. I came to the US for one year, started 4th grade, but was pulled out because my father couldn’t find work and returned to Egypt for a year. The first time I went to an actual school was middle school, but the whole school was in one classroom, and I was working as a delivery boy to help the family. It was illegal for me to be working that young, but I did. When I finally got into high school, my house burned down. We moved into a Red Cross Shelter, and the only way we could live there is if we all worked as volunteers. I got through high school by watching every single video on Khan Academy, and teaching myself everything that I had missed during the last nine years. Eventually I got into Queens College. I went there for two years and I just now transferred to Columbia on a scholarship provided by the New York Housing Association for people who live in the projects. It’s intimidating, because everyone else who goes to Columbia went to the best schools, and have had the best education their entire lives."
What he doesn’t realize is HE is the one who has had the best education. Having to endure, persevere and pursue his college education under his circumstances puts him way ahead of the game from anyone who had things easy. This young man will be successful at whatever he chooses to do because he doesn’t give up and he is humble, something the privileged rarely are.