How To Tell Your Boss You Can’t Focus On Work During A Literal Coup

Bella Gerard
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I remember being in Washington D.C. when we found out Donald Trump had won the 2016 presidential election. My roommates and I had spent the night celebrating what we were sure would be the election of our first female president. When we were wrong, we didn’t know how to react. A sense of doom spread all over campus; students stared at one another with tired eyes, some choked back tears and many skipped classes, most of which had already been canceled by our equally-disheartened teachers. We weren’t just upset, we were fearful—scared to be in the nation’s capital during a time of political unrest, after the country’s...

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