Trust a little more, try a little less

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This piece was originally published at The (Duke) Chronicle where I am writing a biweekly column for the Spring 2014 Editorial Pages. Trust a little more, try a little less There were too many of us crowded around the table in that small little room. Chairs were crammed side-by-side, so close that there was barely any space […]

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Tweet, tweet

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This piece was originally published at The (Duke) Chronicle where I am writing a biweekly column for the Spring 2014 Editorial Pages. Tweet, tweet I once tweeted at Twitter asking them for a job at their company. Jezebel had just written a post about the tech company’s “woman” problem (no women on the board), so I naturally […]

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A little pearl of wisdom

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This piece was originally published at The (Duke) Chronicle where I am writing a biweekly column for the Spring 2014 Editorial Pages. A little pearl of wisdom Around this time two years ago, I was huddled up on the stairs behind Friedl with tears running down my cheeks, shaking uncontrollably. I remember calling my dad at work […]

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Revise, rewrite

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This piece was originally published at The (Duke) Chronicle where I am writing a biweekly column for the Spring 2014 Editorial Pages. Revise, rewrite I was sitting outside of a cafe in Los Angeles when I saw him out of the corner of my eye. Every step seemed so labored, and the wheels of his walker scuffed […]

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The lives we write

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This piece was originally published at The (Duke) Chronicle where I am writing a biweekly column for the Spring 2014 Editorial Pages. “Names, words, are power. I am afraid. Of what? Life without having lived, chiefly.” -The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath On the first night of winter break, I was rummaging through a stack of mail […]

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My Summer at Ms. Magazine

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I was featured in the 2013-2014 Duke’s Women’s Studies Fall Newsletter for receiving a stipend towards my Summer internship in editorial at Ms. Magazine in Los Angeles, CA. The published essay was shortened for the newsletter, but I wanted to include the uncut version here on my blog. Thank you again to everyone at Ms. […]

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