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Birthdays at the Office

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Asking for a Raise: A Series of Conversations

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We're All Murderers Inside Our Own Heads, or The Time My Boss Wanted to Kill Me

It's eight years ago, and I'm sitting in the student housing office located in the administration building of my college campus. I'm meeting with Emily, my supervisor, to ask her if I can still have my job after I return from studying abroad in England for the summer. I love my job. I work as one of those people who sit at an information desk and answer random questions from students and visitors. Once, an old lady called the desk to ask me if she could donate her husband's body to the university for scientific research, and in the background, I could hear a man shouting, "I'm not dead yet!" I also get to walk backward and give tours of the freshmen dorms to prospective students and their parents. READ MORE