Housing for dummies, part 2

A common question popping up for students as the semester draws to a close is “what are you doing this summer?” Whether the answer to that is working your butt off at an internship or living on the couch for three months, the central debate usually ends up being a
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Will copy edit for lodging

In early December 2012, I awoke to a phone call informing me I would be working on the Washington Post’s copy desk in the summer. I was elated. I had wanted to intern for a major newspaper for years, and, with the Post’s offer, my dream appeared to finally be
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OFF THE BEAT: It’s not you, it’s me

It’s 10 p.m., and I’m sitting at the table of my summer home in Portland, Ore. Three empty bottles of BridgePort Kingpin Double Red Ale are on the table next to my laptop screen. A breeze is coming in through the open screen door, and I’m reminiscing about my life
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