Maybe it's because I grew up with mostly boys. A tomboy. A daddy's girl. Maybe due to a build-up of the scum of my own insecurities over the years - somewhere along my timeline I developed a hatred of women. It didn't entirely start out as hate. It started small, I think, with a label … Continue reading Friends Close, Enemies Closer
And where is the magic? The magic you felt when you were sitting at the top of the staircase in that large, dimly lit room with the high ceiling, staring down through the banisters at the Christmas bells dangling over the fireplace. A fire being absent in the brick pit with dancing reflections glittering all … Continue reading Nostalgia (excerpt)
The first of anything is the hardest for me to compose. In every writing class I’ve endured throughout my college career, I vomited the first essay of the semester onto thin sheets of notebook paper, bringing confused reactions from my familiar professors’ faces. Maybe it’s just getting into the groove of things or the weight … Continue reading August 13th, 2017 – OMW!
I am a millennial. I exist in a world of wars: spiritual war, gender war, race war, class war, and now age war. I have inherited these wars. I was born into them. And I and my sister and cousins and friends are hated and ridiculed for being born into an already orbiting earth, with … Continue reading From the Eyes of the Millennial
Not so much words of wisdom, but words of warning I know what's going through your mind: I see the whirlwind of fear and excitement. I predict that this next year is going to feel like the busiest year of your life. I know that you're already tired, worn, and feeling more ready to be … Continue reading Things Journalism Majors Should Consider before Graduation