A festive winter hodgepodge

By Jesse Hicks on December 6th, 2015 “Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.” So goes the oft-invoked Walt Whitman line, one that’s always appealed to Americans in its embrace of grandiosity and its refusal of the stigma of hypocrisy. With it Whitman juts his jaw forward, plants himself with hands on hips and says, “I’ve got a lot going on here. What of it?” That’s the spirit of this issue of the Kernel. Typically we try to lasso our stories into a broadly defined theme, one that gives the site itself a sense of coherence even as individual articles embark on their individual journeys on the windows of social media. This week, though, that illusory integrity goes out the window…


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