admitting that I don’t know

I'm in the midst of drafting my senior thesis focused on the epistemic phenomenon of white racial bias amid a culture that openly decries racism. I basically want to understand how people who know that racial prejudice is morally wrong still engage in racist behavior. The answer to that question is something after which I've … Continue reading admitting that I don’t know

a plea to Christian Republicans: Jesus loves you, but Trump doesn’t

I don't want to be obnoxious with the frequency of my political posts (though I'm afraid that ship has already sailed...), but I just saw a post from a friend of mine on Facebook that strangely took my breath away. I'm not sure what that emotional cocktail was comprised of, whether it was disappointment or … Continue reading a plea to Christian Republicans: Jesus loves you, but Trump doesn’t

mad about George Floyd? it starts with places like Mississippi

There has been a problem swimming around in my mind for years now regarding the outrage when black people are unquestionably, illegally murdered at the hands of our policemen and white men in general (*ahem* Ahmaud Arbery). Of course this anger is warranted. I’m not going to for a second even act like I could … Continue reading mad about George Floyd? it starts with places like Mississippi

my summer essentials: the products that are making me feel like a bronzed mermaid goddess of the deep from head to fin

Howdy folks! Back in c. 2009 when “beauty guru” youtubers were just normal teenagers with social anxiety, I stumbled across a Taylor Swift hair makeup tutorial...and oh boy did that change the game for me. You see, without makeup I look like Gollum and Strega Nona from the Italian children’s books had a baby, but … Continue reading my summer essentials: the products that are making me feel like a bronzed mermaid goddess of the deep from head to fin

don’t let boys be mean to you: a rant on f*%kboys and how I’ve dealt with them

*Disclaimer: I'm going to say a bunch of stuff in this post that sounds like a feminist rant against the tyranny of men. I don't hate men at all or hold them in general to be responsible for the societal trends I mention herein. The boys I'm talking about here are the ones who have … Continue reading don’t let boys be mean to you: a rant on f*%kboys and how I’ve dealt with them

what I learned from my time in the psych ward

I want to open with a shoutout to my good pals that started a fundraising website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. They're currently selling shirts and offering other ways to donate! I'll link them here, please check them out 🙂 This topic is tricky. I hope it sounds intriguing, because being hospitalized for … Continue reading what I learned from my time in the psych ward