The Price of “Freedom” and “Equality” in America: the Racism Inherent in National Security

During the past couple of years a number of horrific events – most notably, the police shootings/killings of black citizens – have brought the issue of institutional racism to the forefront of mainstream politics and social life, leading many to admit that it is certainly one of the most deep-rooted and violent features of American [...]

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Wait…I’m an Adult?!

This blog post will journey from modernist swan poems to #adulting, which seem like unrelated topics because they totally are. Watch me magically tie these things together using the theme of identity formation. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll walk away wanting to buy some fancy second-hand grown-up pants. This term, which was my first term [...]