To my father, who is learning.
I love gift-giving, especially handmade gifts made from material that my mother has saved. It allows me to be creative, but with some sort of direction.
From close proximity, the speaker observes how the boys she knows intimately face daily obstacles in a world full of heavy systemic institutions.
We all know what it’s like to lose someone, but how does it look when even The Barn is grieving?
This piece explores the under-discussed topic of period poverty.
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?
In the first episode of Eternal Discourse, a podcast centered on complex social issues, Salma and Ashley cover the Stanford Prison Experiment, the unethical psychological demonstration conducted by professor Philip Zimbardo in 1971.
This is a poem about environmental justice that adopts the voice of the Earth or Mother Nature and aims to bring awareness to how our actions can have a negative impact on our climate.
Earth is often referred to as Mother Earth. I wanted to explore this idea: how “Mother” Earth would sound speaking to humankind about the atrocities inflicted on her. The use of repetitions appealed to me.
Dear You By Julia Mercado Dear You, You are the one who never washed your hair, wore the same sweater…
This poem was inspired by the March 9 workshop “Think Like an Elite Athlete.” It explores the game Technopocalypse and its attempt to rid our addiction to technology.
Welcome to a podcast about the poem “Melancholy” written by mentee Elaine Ng and her mentor Jennifer Bacon! This poem is about the impact of COVID-19 on Elaine’s experiences as a high schooler.
This is a podcast segment discussing the reasons why there is a mental health crisis in schools.
This poem exemplifies how human greed destroys the planet, and the beings that have nothing to do with humans’ actions are the ones who suffer.
I discuss my devotion to and fascination with neuroscience while comparing it to religion.