Staying Happy Amidst the 4-Year Fight

Today marks the second day since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election devastated our world. Even writing out the words, reading them in my head one more time: “Donald Trump is our next president”, rings a dull and over-beaten sensation in my skull. It sucks. It sucks more than anything that has shaken our nation in […]

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How We Move On: Re-defining The Trump Effect

Yesterday America mourned. Silence filled the air, chatter less light-hearted, eyes dimmed by the prior night. Many of our hearts are heavy with the undeniable state of politics our nation faces these next 4 years, or better yet, our world. Many of us are angry and active, ready to fight for the progress we have […]

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Good Morning America: A Letter from an Ordinary Citizen

I am distraught. I, I am in disbelief. At the decision made by our country tonight, I find myself at loss of thoughts, of words, of feelings. To elect this man, by the name of Donald Trump, who is guilty of just about everything under the sun that any decent human being would condemn. To […]

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Necessary Compassion when Enduring Bureaucracy: The Overcrowded UC

This past week I have been hearing and witnessing a lot of student-felt concerns about the impact of our overcrowded university campuses. But these concerns are not single-handed; staff and employees of the UC system are feeling the impact of additional student influxes every year. The UC campuses have been increasing their student enrollment steadily […]

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Nice, France // July 2017

I can’t contemplate how tragedies in the present day continue to strike our world, one after the other, leaving us all in shock and grief. My heart is aching. Every thought, judgment, and action I make lies in solidarity with the people of France, in addition to the people of this world who suffer through […]

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What Is Happening to the World: Paris, France, 13 November 2015

As I’m sure many know, Paris, France underwent massive, widespread terror attacks throughout the city on Friday, November 13. An estimated 129 have been killed solely in a concert arena, and many more have been murdered and brutally injured. The attacks are thought by many to have been a retaliation against France’s involvement in military […]

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