The Heart of a Space

This week, the Res Life office at my college determined it was time for me to transition from summer housing to fall housing. They gave me the weekend to condense entirety of my single room into a collection of boxes labelled in a semi-logical way and move the whole thing… about three suites down the…

(I’m actually not doing fine)

If you just met me, you would think I have it all together. I attend a great college where I earn consistent grades, receive institutional support for research, participate in extracurriculars that line up with my interests, and work a couple jobs that feel rewarding rather than soul-sucking. I have no real need for the…

Pushing Through

Recently I’ve found myself exploring the backgrounds of the artists, writers, and singers I admire, and most of them form a common pattern. Of course, the specific details of their lives differ, but for almost any creator who’s exploded on whatever scene they’re working in, their trajectory is thus: they found an outlet for their…