I’m Not Asking for Trouble (In Fact, I Never Have)

Yesterday,  I was scheduled to cover a coworker’s AV on call shift (read as: sitting in an overheated office in  an empty campus building and waiting for a professor to get hopelessly confused by their PowerPoint presentation and call for help) from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This coworker is mentoring a new hire, so…

Don’t I Know You From Somewhere?

Last week, I performed at an event at my college called Femme (Think The Vagina Monologues, only without the problematic identity issues and written and performed by students). Everyone killed it; the monologues covered an impressive range of topics and tones and the performers spoke with confidence and poise. I was so proud to share the stage with…

System Requirements

When a semester’s workload hits you as hard as this one has been hitting me, you have to give up some things. TV, gym time, sleep—I’ve had no trouble exchanging a few of them for getting work done. But one thing has, to my surprise, proved to be necessary to my success and happiness: human…

Relics

A funny thing about people, myself included, is that many of them want to be remembered. Why we strive to remain in the minds of other people after we’re no longer around to appreciate it, I’m not sure, but I do know that I want the idea of me to stick around. Recently, I’ve figured…