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I think it’s the pattern of my family to think no one understands me because my reaction to grief is to wish I could be in a white sterile room, to wish I had a great wind surrounding me that could push everything else away.
I used this personal statement to apply to college this year. I talk about my journey with finding where I belong as a creative.
This past spring, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Copenhagen and started a travel blog as part of their student media team. “Goodbye, Copenhagen” is my farewell piece!
A poem and painting reflecting our ties to our childhood and the complexity of growing up.
Here’s a peek into the ever-evolving story of my life, encapsulated in a short but mighty list.
Given the current debate over a woman’s right to choose in America, we asked 7 women between the ages of 21-26 these two questions: (1) What would a world where women across America lose their right to choose look like? (2) What gives you hope about this issue?
A personal essay about change.
This piece is dedicated to my grandma.
Memories branch the past and present. Through four vignettes, this piece documents the continuities of life and the importance of revisiting and appreciating past experiences through olfaction.
This short essay describes my ongoing journey in navigating my identity.
This piece showcases a collection of lines from my journal with clips I’ve taken on an old camera.
This recipe/poem explores my longing to establish a connection to my familial ancestry through my grandmother’s delicious cookie recipe. I reveal what I know, what I don’t, and the murky truth in between.
In light of recent events, we can no longer say justice is blind. Justice, like the rest of our government, is biased and bought. Lady Justice has opened her eyes and we should, too.
Babysitting the silly trio was never a chore. Rather, their careless, gleeful babbles were a timely source of solace.