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Book + Seltzer Review: Venus and Aphrodite: A Biography of Desire by Bettany Hughes + TRULY Sparkling Pomegranate Hard Seltzer

Posted by The Carbonated Scholar
I’ve had a special affinity for Aphrodite after spending a Fulbright year on Cyprus, the legendary birthplace of the goddess of love and beauty. It’s hard to overstate the cultural importance of Aphrodite on the island. The Cyprus Tourism Board even has an Aphrodite Cultural Route, and I’m happy to report I’ve been to every stop. I highly suggest it when planning your next trip to Cyprus!
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5 Important Reasons to Read Non-Academic Books in Graduate School

Posted by The Carbonated Scholar
Graduate school is hard! I’ve found that carving out time in my schedule for non-academic reading has reaped myriad rewards -- personal, academic, and social. In this post, I’m sharing my top five reasons why I think reading non-academic books is important while in graduate school and why every graduate student should find time to include them in their busy
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