Eleni Aneziris

Stanford Missed Connections starts dialogue about sexual assault on campus

The morning of June 28, I finished Chanel Miller's memoir. I read up to chapter 14 before I fell asleep the previous night, and when I woke up, I started right where I left off. And when that was over, I read the acknowledgments, and then her victim impact statement I'd already read years ago when it first went viral on BuzzFeed. I got out of bed. I put in my contacts.

Why I turned on read receipts

Honestly, I never thought this day would come. I’m not an incredible texter. I wake up some mornings, open messages, fall back asleep and forget I ever saw them. Having read receipts turned on means I can’t do that anymore. It shouldn’t make sense, then, that I overwhelmingly prefer using Facebook Messenger, which has built-in…
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