Disappointed

Disappointed

After 23 years of memories and conversations I decided to end a very one-sided friendship.

You Are Afraid, And I Understand

You Are Afraid, And I Understand

Fear is just a lack of knowledge. The second you understand something is the second you stop fearing it. Through understanding, you find room to grow and begin to share love and kindness.

Episode 7 | Who Cares About Environmentalism

Episode 7 | Who Cares About Environmentalism

Who actually cares about environmentalism and, for those who do, how can encourage environmental activism?

Malala Yousafzai’s Last Day of School

Malala Yousafzai’s Last Day of School

"My friends say he fired three shots, one after another. The first went through my left eye socket and out under my left shoulder. I slumped forward onto Moniba, blood coming from my left ear, so the other two bullets hit the girls next to me. One bullet went into Shazia’s left hand. The third went through her left shoulder and into the upper right arm of Kainat Riaz. My friends later told me the gunman’s hand was shaking as he fired."

The Meet and Greet with Laverne Cox

My sister sent me a text a few weeks ago about a talk Laverne Cox was giving at our university. She asked if I wanted to go, and then forwarded me a link to the university’s student government page where students with tickets to Laverne Cox’s talk could win a chance to meet the famed [...]

The Thing About Social Activism

It took me a week to figure out the videos that were being posted all over Facebook and Vine were for raising awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, “a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.” I remember leaning over to a friend siting [...]