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The Price of ‘Disability Denial’

DisabilityBy CATHERINE KUDLICKIt was 1989 and I was immersed in my first teaching job, a one-year gig at Barnard College, with the possibility of something long-term. During that time, I had become friendly with a senior colleague named Bill. On our many walks along Broadway to grab deli sandwiches, we’d talked about our grad school days at Berkeley, the high rent of tiny apartments in New York and how to get the Barnard women to share our passion for European history in the small classes...

Take care of your eyes; they’re the only two you have

Vision is an all-important part of everyday life. It influences how people of all ages learn, communicate, work, play, interact with others, and go about their daily routines.It is widely known millions of Americans live with visual impairment, and many more remain at risk for eye diseases and preventable eye injuries.Although 94 percent of Americans, aged 12 and older, have good vision, the remaining 6 percent, or 14 million, are visually impaired. Furthermore, of this number, 83 percent (11...

Tiny Glasses Are Our Past and Our Future, and One Day You Will Have To Submit To Them

WHO WILL WIN IN THE BATTLE OF BIG VS. TINY GLASSES? / Image via Backgrid USAIf you’ve been following the Hadid sisters lately you might have noticed something up with their eyewear. Mainly, their glasses are too damn small.Images via Getty / Backgrid USAVERY TINY GIGI, NON?AdvertisementBut actually Bella Hadid is an even worse offender:Images via Backgrid USA And they’ve gotten Kendall Jenner in on it too:Images via Getty / Backgrid USAI’m so very, very sorry but these glasses are becoming “a...