It’s the last day of February, so like the procrastinator I am, I’m taking a shot at this month’s writing challenge: #GLAmour. Our team is writing love notes to spread positivity in a time that can be stressful (and frankly, loveless) for students – I mean, does anyone really *like* midterms? While I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not always great at loving … Continue reading How I learned to love: #GLAmour
Well friends, it’s been over a year since I last spilled to you – and let me tell you, there have been a TON of developments in that time. I’ve been away from this blog because I took a much-needed break from school. I wanted to step away from my studies to make sure I was really doing what I was passionate about, and … Continue reading And she’s back at ‘er
For those of you who may be confused about what this “Brexit” thing is, or why the heck everyone is losing their cool over it – that’s totally cool and fair and I GET IT. Not everyone is captivated by world politics, nor are they easy to understand – our world systems are infinitely complex. I’ve been studying politics in Europe for the last 6 … Continue reading Today, I woke up in a very different Europe.
Now that I’m across the ocean, I’m meeting a lot of new people and there is always the obligatory “Where are you from/what are you studying/what do you want to do with your life?” conversations. And then of course, when I tell people I go to a small liberal arts college (where the large lecture halls here in Belgium could probably accommodate all of our … Continue reading The life of a lab rat: my RMP experience
Well friends, take cover: Valentine’s Day is upon us. ‘Tis the season for over-priced chocolate, newly-released rom-coms and declarations of adoration for lovers, friends, and family..also Netflix and cats. After fumbling around for the majority of my dateable years, it turns out this is the first Valentine’s of my entire life that I am in a committed relationship. (You can all gasp now, trust me – I’m as … Continue reading Little bit of loving: #GLAmour
Three days ago, I opened my inbox to find a particular e-mail that I had been waiting not-so-patiently to receive. There, with a simple click of my mouse, sat my information package for my exchange session in Belgium next semester. Cool, right?! As I read through the package and learned that I had three months before I was expected at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, … Continue reading The most exciting and terrifying email I’ve ever received
So maybe you looked at the title of this post and, despite ALL THE OTHER WORDS IN THE TITLE, you saw ‘feminist’ and thought, “oh dear GOD, not the F word again!” BUT HEAR ME OUT! While I think it’s the coolest thing EVER, I will not brand you with a capital F and make you carry it around like a scarlet letter – only … Continue reading “Get ANGRY!” – tips from a chronically ill super hippy feminist warrior