#WhyAreYUHere: A Meditation on Having Nothing Figured Out

As an end-of-term blog post challenge, Team Awesome decided to all delve deep into Self-Reflection Land and retrieve a glittering nugget of meaning from the chaotic swirl of exam season. What is worth the frankly alarming amount of stress that we students put on ourselves to succeed during this time of year--or in school in … Continue reading #WhyAreYUHere: A Meditation on Having Nothing Figured Out

“Parlez-vous franç-ace?”: An Academic Dream/Nightmare Over One Word

Hello darlings! Today marks the beginning of this year's Asexual Awareness Week! According to the organization's website, the campaign has been running for seven years now, which is very exciting news. As a person who identifies as asexual, I care a lot about this particular week in October--in fact, last year I wrote a post … Continue reading “Parlez-vous franç-ace?”: An Academic Dream/Nightmare Over One Word

The Freshman and The Fortune Teller: a Letter to First-Year Me

NB: Feature Image by the amazing Chris Taylor. --- Happy November, friends and fellow humans--we have one month left of fall semester. That is mindblowing to me. So far, this school year has been a capricious and ever-shifting thing, and while that changeability and that unbridled momentum is propelling me into all sorts of golden … Continue reading The Freshman and The Fortune Teller: a Letter to First-Year Me