Tips and tricks for calming your nerves and engaging your audience.
In the U.S., gun ownership has become central to people’s identities. So, too, has student activism.
On shedding a previous life experience, unlearning, and relearning.
On learning the importance of speaking up IRL.
“Stories change you, and you change the stories.”
On showing and telling for a white audience.
Recommended reading for healing, understanding, motivation, and instruction.
I’m not racing to get through college.
By obsessively documenting my emotions, I wasn’t really feeling them.
Coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy—and a miscarriage.
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