Recurring contributions from the opinions section.
Halfway through my freshman year, I looked in the mirror, considered what I had eaten that day, and decided that something had to be done. I came to what I... Read more
Liberals, myself included, are in a well-documented crisis. Friction between progressives dominates my news feed more than arguments across ideologies. Divides have opened between focus on identity politics and economics,... Read more
In an August campaign rally in Ohio, after months of describing his perceptions of despair and dissolution in America’s “inner cities,” candidate Donald Trump urged black and Latino voters to... Read more
As a math major, there’s nothing I hate more than when a professor points to a theorem and says, “The proof is obvious.” More often than not, I then sit... Read more
A few weeks ago, I brought a friend to a delightful reception celebrating the Lunar New Year at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A lion dance troupe broke out the... Read more
Confession: Sometimes, I watch TED Talks about productivity instead of being productive. Sometimes, that leads me down a TED Talk rabbit hole in which I insist that I’m learning while... Read more
Sometimes I run to think through a problem, but this is not one of those days. I’m at Yates, running on the treadmill because my left knee is too messed... Read more