The hills and valleys.

Is it possible to be on a hill and going through a valley at the same time? We often talk about the hills and valleys of life as equal and opposite reactions, but what if you’re experiencing both at the same time? It is very rare to have everything in your life happening perfectly at once. […]

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The season of lasts.

Dear Seniors, It is finally here, the season of lasts. I had a really hard time leaving college. I felt like everyone around me was either going to grad school or had some sweet gig lined up and I didn’t. I was always that girl that had my life planned out, I knew what my […]

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Peace out 2016.

Thank goodness it’s December 31st. Can I get an ‘Amen’? While there have been some significant lows in 2016, I’m thankful for the joy and growth that I’ve experienced. Here are a few noteworthy moments from my year. January. Visiting Washington D.C. Most powerful moment: Holocaust Museum Volunteering at the Cubs Convention. February. Mardi Gras in St. […]

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Listen up.

I have never been much of an activist. I stay away from public action. I don’t attend protests. I don’t publically speak on issues. I think it’s my introverted side coming out. But I am a writer. I like one-on-one conversations. My activism is shown more through my conversations surrounding injustice, both in-person and through written […]

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Next step: undefined.

The other day, my friend and I grabbed dinner and we got to talking about the next step. Our entire lives, we have been conditioned to work towards the next step. In middle school, we studied to get ready for AP classes and harder material. In high school, we worked hard to get a good […]

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