It wasn’t but a few months ago that I chose to write a blog post about the issue of gun violence in the United States. Schools, movie theaters, churches, concerts, and clubs are just a few of the many public places that have become common settings for senseless acts of gun violence. Mass shootings in … More Do Something
I re-typed and deleted this first sentence multiple times. I also haven’t written a blog post in months- two reasons why I was hesitant to post this. But, in light of recent events at my school’s campus, I really see no better time than to talk to the internet about my experience as an extremely unhappy … More Finding Your Happiness
Today my heart is heavy. Yesterday, my heart was heavy- and the day before that. “Is it because I’m now old enough to understand the terrors of the world?” A question I always ask myself, especially on tragic days like yesterday was, when I can’t quite fathom the hate that resides in so many people … More #PrayingfortheWorld
Gun. Does that word make you nervous? Uneasy? Sad? Disappointed? Afraid? Well, if you live in the United States and have read the news or visited social media in the past few weeks, it should make you feel one, if not all, of those things. Writing about gun control is something I’ve contemplated ever since … More People kill people. Guns kill people. People use guns to kill people.
A year ago today I began blogging. A year ago today, I was one month into my freshman year as a journalism major. I wanted to do as many journalism things as possible, starting with creating and writing for my own blog. I also created my blog as an outlet. As a naturally curious person … More A Year of Reflection
Now that I have lived in the US for a full year again, I can almost say I feel like an American. Almost. My year back, as a Freshman in college and an American who had been away from the US for my entire life, was difficult and exciting. But mostly difficult. From day one when … More The Cycle of ‘New’
Sexual assault on college campuses today is as prominent as ever. As a female college student, it is both terrifying and disappointing that we are constantly reminded to be careful of guys at parties, to not drink too much so that guys don’t take advantage of us and that if we too become victims, our campuses … More #thiscouldBU…though I really hope it won’t be.