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Election Day, One Year Later | Nov. 8, 2016 – Nov. 8, 2017

It’s been exactly one year since the last US presidential election, which is hard for me to believe. Time seems… stretchy, almost, easily compressible but just as easily drawn out, since it seem both too soon and not soon enough … Continue reading

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How Am I?

I recently applied for a bunch of scholarships, including some which are awarded each year by the Honors at Iowa program of which I am a part of. This program is BIG on weird, creative projects so I really wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Women’s March On Washington

“We are here not merely to gather but to move, right? And our movements, our movements require us to do more than just show up and say the right words. It requires us to break out of our comfort zones … Continue reading

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Things To Cheer You Up This Inauguration Day

I know that today is a hard day for many people. It’s a hard day for me… I didn’t want to get out of bed this morning. Even now, I’m supposed to be doing my homework for Principles of Reasoning, … Continue reading

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Thanks, Obama

Dear Mr. President, I have no idea if you, personally, will ever read this. Probably not. Well, I’m going to send this anyway because writing is how I process things. I’ve been meaning to write a letter to you and … Continue reading

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Post-Election Day Feelings

From Washington, D.C., to Washington state, thousands across the U.S. protest Donald Trump's presidential victory. https://t.co/3CBZn2x8gt pic.twitter.com/SLskCxAoS2 — ABC News (@ABC) November 10, 2016 Trigger warning: This post includes mentions of suicide. This day has been long, so long. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Pre-Election Day Feelings

It’s the night before the election and I wish my emotions would stop… doing whatever it is that they’re doing. Flinging themselves wildly up and down, I guess. I wish it were Tuesday night – or even better, Wednesday morning. … Continue reading

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Things That Happened Lately | RA Applications, Thinking About The Election, & I Have A Buzz Cut Now (!!!!!!)

Hey, everyone! Just thought I’d post a quick life-y update before I do one about my classes in a few days’ time. Life has been incredibly busy right now and I’m actually writing this in between journalism assignments, as I … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The 2016 Indiana Primary

So, I hate Indiana. I mean, it’s a pretty state, and most of my family lives there, and most of my memories are of things that happened there. But… gah. We’re just not a great state? It’s a terrible place to … Continue reading

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Dear Gloria Steinem: Stop Saying Young Women Support Bernie Sanders Because We’re Interested In Boys

Dear Gloria Steinem, I doubt you’ll ever read this, and I really wish I didn’t have to write this, but I’m mad and I needed to get it off my chest, and I always articulate my thoughts best when I … Continue reading

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