I have this fear.

*Tomorrow, students across the nation with walk out of their classes, to make a stand against gun violence, and to petition for safer schools. These are my thoughts.* I am petrified. Never before have I ever felt a fear like this. I'm terrified that a mass shooting will happen again, but this time, in an…Read more I have this fear.

Conversation burn-out.

I have been thinking long and hard about whether or not I wanted to post this.  It may come across as being insensitive, or selfish, or maybe even ignorant.  But I have a feeling I'm not the only American that feels this way. Last week, my college presented a symposium on "Inclusive Excellence".  Classes were…Read more Conversation burn-out.

A Dialog with Islam

My Religion professor is amazing.  Today, she brought in Aaysha Noor, a Muslim woman and speaker, as a guest lecturer.  (If you go to the linked website, Ms. Noor is the woman in the middle, in a pale pink head scarf.) Today was probably my first real opportunity to engage with Islam, apart from reading…Read more A Dialog with Islam

Little Thoughts: Good and evil

On my college campus right now, there are little phrases written everywhere such as "love conquers all" and "keep the peace", and other similar things.  (The first of these I'm aiming to write a post on in the near future.) I believe these were written as a response to Sunday night's horrific events in Las…Read more Little Thoughts: Good and evil

Religious Literacy

*This is a paper I just wrote for my Religious Diversity class.  I'm quite proud of it.* Many people claim that America is a Christian nation. They recognize the impact religious beliefs had on the Founding Fathers and on the creation of America. However, many people also claim that America isn’t a Christian nation. These…Read more Religious Literacy

Student Loans, or Right to Vote? (Survey)

Hey guys! Recently, I came across an interesting article on my Facebook page, titled "Fifty percent of Millennials would give up their right to vote to get student loans erased.". That caught my attention, and I was curious as to how my peers would react. I'm interested in turning this into a blog post, so…Read more Student Loans, or Right to Vote? (Survey)

Collection of Beautiful Things VI

I'm beginning to get the hang of this whole "living on campus" thing.  It was a doozy there for a bit; but I've settled into this new time in my life.  And if I'm being really honest, I like this new sense of determination I have, and this new drive to become a true functioning…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VI