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On Writing Hard Words,
and What Ned Vizzini Means to Me | Saturday, April 20, 2019

On Writing Hard Words,
and What Ned Vizzini Means to Me
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Click to read: Lately, I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a good writer. I’ve been working at a local newspaper since May 2018, and some of my favorite stories published in the paper...

Five Years of Vegetarianism | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Five Years of Vegetarianism
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Click to read: I used to think I could never pass up chicken wings or a good cheeseburger...

The Oxford Comma | Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Oxford Comma
Saturday, August 25, 2018

Click to read: I stopped dotting my i’s in middle school...

Halfway There | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Halfway There
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Click to read: It’s the end of June. The year is over halfway over. I want to take this time to reflect on some of my goals for the year...

10 Things I Learned in College | Saturday, June 2, 2018

10 Things I Learned in College
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Click to read: I graduated college a year ago. So, here’s a list of ten (non-academic) things I learned during those four years...

Mental Gains:
The Psychological Impact of Weight lifting | Monday, April 30, 2018

Mental Gains:
The Psychological Impact of Weight lifting
Monday, April 30, 2018

Click to read: Everyone talks about exercise and how it’s so obviously beneficial to one’s body composition. It’s no secret that exercise of pretty much any variety has a lasting impact on one’s overall physical health...

The Rock Show | Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Rock Show
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Click to read: There are only a few other great feelings comparable to the feeling you get at a great rock show. You’re sweaty, you’re dehydrated, you’re tired, you’re running on empty and yet...

Fight Off Your Demons:
Art vs. Artist | Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Fight Off Your Demons:
Art vs. Artist
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Click to read: As I was hearing about all the sexual harassment allegations against famous men in Hollywood, I felt relieved that no one I admired turned out to be so predatorial and vicious. I felt disgusted...

My Body Knows Something I Don't | Monday, October 30, 2017

My Body Knows Something I Don't
Monday, October 30, 2017

Click to read: When it all started, I thought I had bed bugs. I woke up one day to find tiny, itchy red dots all over my arms and legs. A Google search informed me that I probably had bed bugs...

Discipline | Monday, September 18, 2017

Discipline
Monday, September 18, 2017

Click to read: In May, when I was still in school, one of my professors required us students to take something called a CliftonStrengths assessment. It basically determines your top five strengths and can be used to find out what you can do better than other people and what your talents are and yadda yadda yadda...

I Hate Lemonade | Tuesday, August 8, 2017

I Hate Lemonade
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Click to read: You know that saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”? Well, I hate lemonade. I wouldn’t really call myself an overly pessimistic person. But when things go badly and life wants to play dodgeball with me but all life has for sporting equipment is lemons...

Sweat It Out | Monday, July 31, 2017

Sweat It Out
Monday, July 31, 2017

Click to read: If my middle school self (or even my high school self) met my current self, I don’t know if my past self would recognize my present self. Though I still read the same books, watch the same movies, and though...