I graduated!

It was such a big day full of so many big things, so I’ll just share three pictures: My friend Caroline Kessler giving her stunning graduation speech–entreating us all to defy easy explainations: My friend Izzy and I in line–as fellow 5th years, we’ve kept each other company this semester but we first met when […]

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Graduating today!

I’m graduating today! By the time you read this, I’ll have my diploma in hand. I’ve been waiting for the other shoe to drop–some library fine or homework assigned I didn’t turn in and a sad look from the Dean when he tells me I can’t graduate. So far, so good. No sad looks, no […]

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Guest Post – Got it Master Chief? (An open letter)

I’m reposting this from a good and wise friend’s blog; it’s a guest post from a wicked smart and kind friend of ours. It’s graduation tomorrow and I’ll be posting all kinds of euphoric and bubbly stuff in the morning. But this matters. Trigger warning for: sexual assault. A dear lady-friend of mine has been feeling […]

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Last day volunteer escorting for Planned Parenthood in Pittsburgh

Today was my last day escorting for Planned Parenthood of Western PA. This week’s been a lot of “lasts”: my last final for college (“Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict: 1880 – 1948″), last grading (“How to Get a Job”), last time walking into the College of Fine Arts, dropping a form off at the Dean’s […]

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Finding the words for graduating

I like words. I find them friendly, comforting. They are the first place I turn to when I need to think a problem through and whether alone on a page or performed by actors, they give me a sense of the world as it is and as it could be. I collect them. I’ve posted […]

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