Category: Jen Grygiel


Dear Students at Mt. Markham—It Gets Better

In October 2010, I heard about a movement called Back to Your School. It’s a spinoff of two other important initiatives: the Trevor Project and It Gets Better. Growing up gay in rural Upstate New York was definitely a challenge. After reading about Back to Your School, I immediately realized the importance of the movement—I wish I had know just one out LGBT person in the 13 years I spent in the Mount Markham Central School District (West Winfield, NY). Read more →

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reCAPTCHA Exploits the Masses

Do you remember a time when CAPTCHA was easy?  For those that don’t know, CAPTCHA is that silly looking word test that you have to complete on a website in order to verify that you are not a robot.  I understood at the time that this simple test was highly effective in fighting spam and helped websites to function properly.… Read more →

LAZERTiTery at its finest

A few months ago a senior contributor at karousel stumbled upon this gem, Most websites come and go, you check them out for a few minutes, but then you breeze right through to the next best thing. But LAZERTiTS.COM is different; since the day I came across this site my life has actually been altered. I even ended up… Read more →