Category: Long-Form Writing

This Is How We Date Now

This Is How We Date Now

This article explains perfectly why I am a failure at the so-called “hookup culture”. I desire a real connection with someone, and as a 24 year old female in today’s society, that is (unfortunately) an anomaly.

Passion & Protest

Passion & Protest

“For movements of social justice & equality to ultimately succeed, we have to have people that are consistently motivated to do the right thing.”

On Ferguson: A Plea For Unity

On Ferguson: A Plea For Unity

“How long will the public be “outraged” at this instance of societal injustice before everyone forgets about it? How long until the Mike Brown uproar becomes another ‘Trayvon Martin’ type of ballgame? You know, where everyone’s darn near ready to overthrow the government – until something else comes along that citizens deem to be a more pressing issue?”

Vote Of No Confidence: Job Market Edition

Vote Of No Confidence: Job Market Edition

” Sometimes, all we really need is to know that someone understands. That someone relates to our struggle, and thus can provide us with possible options to escape those struggles. That someone can relate to us on a deep and meaningful level. That someone gets us. “

To Have Or Have Not?

To Have Or Have Not?

“One thing that I’ve come to learn is that what you do is irrelevant; how people feel & how they perceive your actions is everything. And through my various positions of employment the past couple of years, I’ve come to see that residents of less wealthy areas feel slighted, and for good reason.”

That Dido Song Is Life!

That Dido Song Is Life!

“Instead of concentrating on the many unsavory events that have happened to us over the course of our day/week/month/year(s), we need to try looking at the happy events that have transpired. These things don’t even have to be astronomically large; they can be small things, because it’s often those little tidbits that add up to create some of the ‘best days of our lives’.”

“Blog People”

“Blog People”

Never thought I'd be one of those "blog people". You know, the ones that pretentiously sit in coffee shops and write for hours on end while taking the smallest sips of their latte (which probably went cold hours ago, but I digress). The ones that have long, drawn-out conversations that usually begin with "I have …

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