When a Small School Feels Smaller (and smaller, and smaller…)

Last year I wrote about how much I loved going to a small (~2000 student) college. And while I still love the intimate environment that is the Small Liberal Arts College Experience, like with any mature relationship, my love has grown more nuanced over time. Like the way a person starts to notice her partner's … Continue reading When a Small School Feels Smaller (and smaller, and smaller…)

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Year One

One year ago I needed to express myself. One year ago I felt my Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, my other online outlets of my visions and thoughts were too restricted. The choices I'd made while curating myself made each of them a site to view me from a specific angle--Rachel the socialite and tentative activist on … Continue reading Year One

I agonized over this title like a Buzzfeed writer making clickbait and all I came up with was this

As the presence of parents lugging rugs from mini-van trunks to dorm rooms and last semester's acquaintances giving me polite head-nods of recognition announce that yes, sadly, surprisingly, summer is in fact ending, I am (unsurprisingly) looking ┬áback on the roughly two months of my summer that I've spent on campus. And I've realized that … Continue reading I agonized over this title like a Buzzfeed writer making clickbait and all I came up with was this