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My Love For School [And My Rancor For The System It's In]

Jose Vilson Mr. Vilson 1 Comment

I started off the morning with a heavy dose of Stevie Wonder and Aventura, a random sampling of love songs I have on my iPod just to pass the time on the train. The building is super-silent at the time I get in there, perfect for getting my mind and papers ready for the 8am start. About 55 minutes later, the din grows into a chatter, then a squeal and …

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Occupy V-Day: The Greatest Love Of All

Jose Vilson Jose 2 Comments

This is part of the OccupyVDay movement, sponsored by Samhita Mukhopadhyay. I found out about it via¬†Jennifer Pozner and didn’t think I would, but Ms. Houston inspired this. Rest in peace. Until a few years ago, Valentine’s Day worsened everything I knew about love. My first crush was this girl named Barbara in the second grade. Whether it was her low key demeanor, cherubic face, or her dulcet voice, I …

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My Not-So-Funny Actually Quite Tragic Valentine [The Love Below Series]

Jose Vilson Jose 11 Comments

Before my days in college (man, I loved college), I really didn’t much success with the ladies. And by not that much, I mean there was a recession of immense proportions. I looked around and watch my friends talk about female orifices and their indexes feeling on the softest, roundest female bottoms ever. Me? Not quite. I had a chance encounter in Dominican Republic back when I was 10 (I’ve …