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Top five college Ls

Since coming to college, I have observed some trends in terms of what constitutes a day as “just not my day.” I thought I would highlight some major ones here, so without further ado, here are the Top Five College Ls. 5. Forgetting to charge your laptop Picture this: It is a beautiful California spring…

On the importance of birthdays

Birthdays. Cake. Pizza. Ice cream. Glitter. Balloons. Just the very word conjures images of hyper, sugar-drunk children, exhausted parents and the ever-present, enduring idea of hired Disney princesses, who may or may not stage potentially traumatic crises in the middle of a darling child’s beautiful, optimistically perfect day. But accusations and dodgy music videos aside,…

Trust and who’s worthy of it

For the fourth year in a row, I’m in a leadership position for a club centered around education and outreach for non-normative identities and relationship structures. It’s a group that requires me to maintain the anonymity (and thus the trust) of dozens of members while still being transparent and honest with the university. This seemingly…