Christina Hendricks
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Just finished marking 95 assignments I wanted to finish before students in my Intro to Philosophy class do their final exam tonight. It’s nice having a marking lull for a few hours. Then right back at it (but since the exam finishes at 930pm I think I’ll wait until tomorrow morning to start marking!).

@chendricks Yeah, get a good night’s sleep for that philosophical mind-bender that awaits you.

@mareklach Indeed! I have 105 final exams to mark in the next 10 business days, with two long essays each and a bunch of short answer questions.

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