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« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2014, 01:09:50 am »
Freeky, everything is very cube-y.
Im guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk, Charles Wick said. It was very complicated.


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« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2014, 03:14:30 am »
It is a bit, isn't it.  A bunch of cubes set at weird angles towards each other, which you can't really see in those pictures.
If someone does the Fine, youre right, Im clearly a terrible person, Im Satan, Im the worst person alive, I should just die thing in response to criticism of their harmful behavior, they are trying to manipulate people and flip the situation around so that they look like a victim.

As a neuroscientist I have to disagree with the perception that anyone is doing mathematical modeling of cognitive intelligence, yet; intelligence as an economist defines it, yes, but economists are worlds away from actual cognition.


Although it is outside the purview of this organization to offer personal advice, we can say -- without assuming any liability -- that previous experience indicates (and recent market studies corroborate) that given the present condition of the marketplace, continuing with your present course of action is likely to result in substantial in

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« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2014, 07:15:52 am »
It is a bit, isn't it.  A bunch of cubes set at weird angles towards each other, which you can't really see in those pictures.

Oh, you can. You can.
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« Reply #33 on: September 09, 2014, 11:34:30 am »
We tend to be spoiled up here with the large state universities and Ivy League schools because they're all old and New England-y. UNH attempted to keep the red brick wherever it can, but we have the 1970s ghetto as well. Remarkably, those newer buildings are where the AC never seems to work. At URI it's more blatant.

Here's one of the beautiful old stone buildings on the quad:


Here's the old Pharmacy building:


And the NEW one:
http://web.uri.edu/pharmacy/files/campuscornerdark.jpg (big)


Here's the UNH Admin building, Thompson Hall:


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« Reply #34 on: September 09, 2014, 03:05:14 pm »
TOTALLY UNRELATED other than the fact that it's near campus and I can see it from the Market Street building, but this is a brand-new facade and it's probably the strangest building in Portland, as well as my favorite:



So cool from the outside. So creepy on the inside. On the first floor is the security check point, this GIGANTIC ornate lobby area, and...nothing...nobody....it very much has the feel of a place that houses things that some portion of the population would want to blow up.
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« Reply #35 on: September 09, 2014, 06:22:30 pm »
It is a bit, isn't it.  A bunch of cubes set at weird angles towards each other, which you can't really see in those pictures.

Oh, you can. You can.

There is just so much cube-osity, Nigel! :lulz:  And it's one of the nicer looking campuses in Tucson.  Make of that what you will.
If someone does the Fine, youre right, Im clearly a terrible person, Im Satan, Im the worst person alive, I should just die thing in response to criticism of their harmful behavior, they are trying to manipulate people and flip the situation around so that they look like a victim.

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Although it is outside the purview of this organization to offer personal advice, we can say -- without assuming any liability -- that previous experience indicates (and recent market studies corroborate) that given the present condition of the marketplace, continuing with your present course of action is likely to result in substantial in

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« Reply #36 on: September 09, 2014, 10:59:47 pm »
I just read the Dream of the Rood, which is an Anglo-Saxon poem from the point of view of the Holy Cross. I sneered a bit at the idea, but it's actually quite moving and lovely.

http://www.apocalyptic-theories.com/literature/dor/medora1.html
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« Reply #37 on: September 10, 2014, 02:25:09 pm »
Academia Ghetto Thread - now with 100% more actual ghetto architecture!

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« Reply #38 on: September 10, 2014, 06:08:30 pm »
TOTALLY UNRELATED other than the fact that it's near campus and I can see it from the Market Street building, but this is a brand-new facade and it's probably the strangest building in Portland, as well as my favorite:



So cool from the outside. So creepy on the inside. On the first floor is the security check point, this GIGANTIC ornate lobby area, and...nothing...nobody....it very much has the feel of a place that houses things that some portion of the population would want to blow up.

Well, given that it's the Federal building I would have to guess that assessment is at least somewhat true.
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« Reply #39 on: September 10, 2014, 06:11:15 pm »
I would post more buildings from my campus but they pretty much all look like the 70's.

The original college building is pretty though:



It used to be a high school, before the flood that forced Vanport Extension School to relocate to Portland.
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« Reply #40 on: September 10, 2014, 06:15:02 pm »
I'm looking forward to the term starting. It's going to be a tough one I think, but I'm eager to get started, and also eager to put Ochem behind me so I can move forward with bio classes that are more interesting to me. I'm just a few classes away from finishing the psych major and then I can immerse myself in bio.
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« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2014, 06:36:20 pm »
I made the Dean's List from my car this term...so there's that. Also, I'm taking immigration law and criminal law along with improv 2 this next term. I haven't really had a not fun term since I started this major.
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« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2014, 06:54:20 pm »
When I was a kid, I went to a Franciscan church and school. St. Francis of Assisi was this awesome guy who did Christianity a solid.

Now, at age 32, after reading Thomas of Celano, I am now 99% positive that Francis went certifiably batshit. Here's somebody who you would think that had an actual clue of what being Christian was, sorta, and his fall into becoming "the knight of the LORD" is a full on nervous breakdown. Unlike Margery Kempe, who just did it for attention, I think poor Francis (who maintained epic anti-Semitic views from his rich brat days) went full potato.

Holy hell. This stuff is GREAT, if not sad. Really.

http://www.indiana.edu/~dmdhist/francis.htm#1.1
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« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2014, 07:14:53 pm »
I made the Dean's List from my car this term...so there's that. Also, I'm taking immigration law and criminal law along with improv 2 this next term. I haven't really had a not fun term since I started this major.

It sounds pretty fucking awesome. Also I'm impressed that you managed to maintain your GPA despite being homeless.
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« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2014, 08:03:50 pm »
I made the Dean's List from my car this term...so there's that. Also, I'm taking immigration law and criminal law along with improv 2 this next term. I haven't really had a not fun term since I started this major.

It sounds pretty fucking awesome. Also I'm impressed that you managed to maintain your GPA despite being homeless.

It's BECAUSE of being homeless..or at least not where I was. Mountains of narcotics aren't quite the study aids they're reputed to be.
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