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Chance to Forge a New Legacy

Chance to Forge a New Legacy

I have only one picture of myself alone taped above my desk. In it I’m no older than four years old and sporting the quintessential ’90s androgynous bull-cut. I’m smiling blissfully and more than likely wondering where my mom had hidden my Batman action figures so that she could keep me still[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion
The Danger of Our Rape Culture

The Danger of Our Rape Culture

When it first occurred to me to write a viewpoint on the Steubenville rape case, I initially backed away from the idea. How much more could I say that hasn’t already been said? What more could I argue that isn’t already evident? I don’t want to spend time arguing that[Read More…]

by March 28, 2013 0 comments Opinion

After Tragedy, Gun Reform Still Stalled

The day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, I wrote a commentary for The Hoya on the event. Beyond the literal attack that my hometown had just suffered, I feared a media onslaught that was only just beginning. My home was about to become the epicenter and catalyst for[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion

More Than a Tragedy: The Community of Newtown

I don’t know much about Columbine, Col, or Aurora, Col., or Oak Creek, Wisc., or Tuscon, Ariz., or even the Virginia Tech community. All I know about these places are the images and the numbers: the 12 students in that high school, the 12 people in the movie theater, the six members of[Read More…]

by December 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Television’s ‘New Girl’ Cramping Women’s Style

Warning to my male readers: I will use the words “period”, “menstruation” and similar terms three to five times in this article. (That’s what I’m aiming for, at least.) This past week, I had my heart broken by a television show. Many of you may be familiar with the witty[Read More…]

by November 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Money Problems Make Life Miserable

As the great prolific lyricist Calvin Cordozar “Snoop Dogg” Broadus Jr. once profoundly stated, “I’ve got my mind on my money, and my money on my mind.” Yes, it’s true, loyal readers: I’ve let my fast-paced lifestyle catch up with me, and it’s time to take a step back, empty the piggy jar and[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

This past week, I violated one of my own cardinal rules of social media: Do not be involved in a political or ideological debate on Facebook. You know how when you’re scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed and you come across that status made in jest that is related to a[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Technologically Challenged in a LinkedIn World

Being successful in the working world requires a few things. First, full competence and literacy … Check. Second, a college degree … working on it. Third, three to four pantsuits … ehhh, I’d rather not. And finally, a working comprehension of html. … Now this presents a problem for me. Last[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Pondering Post-Grad: The Struggles of an English Major

This past weekend, I rang in senior year with the annual event that marks the maturity and sophistication that is so characteristic of this time: I went to Club Lau* for the first time and danced with a freshman boy. And by that I mean I did something I call[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Ringing in Senior Year With Anxiety and Flair

Senior year: the last hurrah of the college experience, the time to enjoy one last year with those friends you’ve called family for the past three and, of course, the time to figure out what you’re going to do with your life — or, in my case, at least start[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments The Guide