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Pick Out The Good In All The Bad

Pick Out The Good In All The Bad

“Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences has conferred upon Kiara Leanne Touros the degree of Bachelor of Science Biological Sciences with all rights, honors and privileges blah, blah, blah, etc., etc.”   It hangs in my sister’s room, which looks more like a storage closet than anything at[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Homecoming

Homecoming

I’m home. I’m home, and although that doesn’t seem like it should be a big deal, I can assure you, it is. It’s been almost seven months since the last time I landed in Florida. Seven months since I’ve seen either of my parents’ faces, seven months since I pet[Read More…]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
It’s My Truth

It’s My Truth

When I wrote “What Would You Do for Your Dream School?” (The Hoya, April 5th 2015, A3), I had no idea that I would be writing a love letter to my future self. The idea of a dream school is something I’ve struggled with for at least half of my life. Well,[Read More…]

by July 8, 2015 9 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Not Any Story

Not Any Story

My voice shook as I read out the first lines. “A weasel is wild. Who knows what he thinks?” Around me, bloodshot eyes alternated between openly staring at my face and gazing unfocused into the distance, while ears curiously awaited the words that would follow. I had gathered my closest[Read More…]

by June 24, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Real Me

The Real Me

I have been deliberately open and honest about my feelings and intentions. To be otherwise would suggest that they are shameful, wrong or disagreeable to me. I will never let another person invalidate the way I feel. I will never be ashamed to be who I am. And I will[Read More…]

by June 10, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top