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The Great Gulf Between Us


This is my third post in a single day.  Perhaps it is because I cannot stand not feeling as if I am in communion with you. 479 more words


Nonfiction writing and new travel for my thesis

The upcoming academic year will bring about the start of working on my thesis as I get closer to graduation. Not only am I focusing on the nonfiction genre, but I’m planning to write about travel. 394 more words


Feeling like an impostor.

From the very first day of grad school, this feeling of not belonging has never left my side.

Instead of being proud that I am a first-generation college student, I was ashamed that my parents never went to college. 323 more words


Grief-Stricken Parents Of Murdered USC Student Speak Out

ALHAMBRA (CBSLA.com) — The grief-stricken parents of a USC student beaten to death last week arrived Thursday in the Southland.

Xinran Ji, 25, was found dead July 24 morning in his fourth-floor unit at the City Park apartments in the 200 block of West 30th Street after he was attacked on his way home from a study group. 402 more words


Half Way Through

My summer class in half way through. I’ve got my reflection nearly done, just have to add a bit from the discussions. This weekend I’ll be doing my proposal for the lit review. 104 more words


Lights, Camera, Action!

I’ve been extremely busy in the past week, so let me tell you about just one of the more exciting bits of my busyness.

Last weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to work on a friend’s graduate short film. 314 more words


Chapter 5: I can’t get enough calories!/I don’t even have time to shower!

There comes a point in a thru-hike where a hiker’s metabolism passes the amount of calories that the hiker can carry.  Thru-hikers often run on a calorie deficit while in the woods, then need to binge on food in town to make up lost calories.  434 more words