Category Archive: Education

Overworked. Underpaid.

I am two people right now. Split between a constant feeling of having a deep pit in your stomach from fear of not having finished something. Until that pit is anxiousness and for… Continue reading

Cheating the Textbook System

The last flight of stairs, almost there. My fingertips find it hard to believe. With every step, there’s more pressure and they’re changing color. Five more steps, almost over. Loud tup, and the… Continue reading

My Mother’s Body

Begin in sukhasa–easy pose–with your legs crossed the way children used to sit during show and tell before they had to worry about what position gives them enough time to stand and scramble… Continue reading

I Have Not Lost Someone to Gun Violence

Editor’s Note: Last Friday, April 20, 2018, Gettysburg College students organized a campus-wide walkout to protest all forms of gun violence as part of Gettysburg College’s first annual Peace and Justice Week. Over the… Continue reading

Why I Am Against Guns

Content Warning: gun violence, suicide, depression I am a suicide attempt survivor. And I am for increased gun control reform. And the reason why this is my position is because I know, if… Continue reading

When Protest Doesn’t Quite Fit the Mold

White people protesting is powerful. It is a privilege to be guaranteed that someone will listen to us, as pointed out by Jerome Clarke in a piece about last year’s “Won’t Stand For Hate”… Continue reading

Happy Graduation.

High school graduation is often considered the first step into a life of new beginnings, independence, and quasi-adulthood. It is a time of celebration, a time to recognize that all of those years… Continue reading

Studying Abroad With A Mental Illness

Whenever anybody asks me about my experience studying abroad, I lie. I tell them that it was transformative, that I returned a more confident, learned, and enlightened person. I tell them all of… Continue reading

HBO, America, and Me.

Last year, I took a trip to Philadelphia with one of my friends. I had the combined energy level of a first-year college student, an international student studying abroad and a newcomer to… Continue reading

To the boy on campus who dressed up as a Jehovah’s Witness on Halloween

To the boy on campus who dressed up as a Jehovah’s Witness on Halloween, Do you remember drunkenly walking into Huber Hall with your friends? You were walking with two girls. One was… Continue reading