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The Climb

Things I love: getting published, eating takeout, online shopping. Things I hate: rejections letters, sweating, paying bills. Everyone connected with my personal social media accounts is probably sick of hearing it, but I’ll share again: my short story “Fixer-Upper” was published last week! This is my third piece of fiction to have made it out… Read More The Climb

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Swan Song

A little over a year ago, I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree. Six months ago, I decided to start researching MFA programs. The problem: what do you do when you’re no longer an undergraduate, but not yet a graduate (student)? Much like coping with any kind of loss, I went through several emotional milestones when… Read More Swan Song

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Ch-Ch-Cherry Bomb

If you were to walk into an interview tomorrow, there’s a good chance you will at some point hear: “So, tell me about yourself.” That might be the impossible question…where are you supposed to begin? Earlier in my French class, we learned how to describe personalities. Am I funny? Are you athletic? Is he selfish?… Read More Ch-Ch-Cherry Bomb

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Just Think…

  I’m not ashamed to admit that I spend a large portion of my time inside my school’s philosophy building. Am I a philosophy major? No. But I like to think that in a much larger, broader sense, we are all philosophy majors. Therefore, I have no reservations about walking into the philosophy building between… Read More Just Think…

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If I Was From Paris

  I love the French. Oui, c’est vrai. I love berets and Paris Fashion Week and Carla Bruni; I’m even taking French to fulfill the language requirement for school (after regretting two years of Chinese and one poorly planned semester of Italian). My love is so apparent that my aunt just sent me this book for my… Read More If I Was From Paris