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PERSONAL SCHOOL

I did it!

Documenting this moment is nearly as meaningful as experiencing it. Endlessly grateful for the ability to externalize, and in turn, immortalize, the feelings that have accompanied such a milestone: I am happy to obnoxiously announce I will be attending the University of California San Diego for Public Policy! My dream program in my favorite part of the state at one of the top research institutions in the country, I still can’t believe it. Summer session cannot come sooner, I’m ready to come face…

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PERSONAL SOCIETY

On originality and self doubt

An authentic self ain’t exist, bitch! No but really. I’ve been struggling with this new insecurity, and I sort of wish I could go back to hating my looks instead of hosting this existential crisis questioning my ingenuity. But not really. I actually gave myself bangs recently and I have NEVER looked better it’s disgusting. Unreal. Truly. I had my camera app open while writing this. Anyways, it’s been hard to tell which of my facets, if any, hasn’t been handcrafted, particular and strategic.…

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PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Going through a breakup

***Sidenote: this piece was not published to vilify my ex at all. Just because we didn’t work out doesn’t mean he’s a bad person. I was not used or abused, peaches! Although many of the people reading this have been in those kind of relationships, so if that’s you, don’t feel as though this post is any less applicable to you. Just wanted to clear that up. Thank you.*** Ya girl (barely) lasted a month in a relationship! Exciting stuff, experiencing a…

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Post-grad existential crisis

I graduated high school last week! Haven’t actually attended high school the last two years, but it was a moment all the same. Strutting the stage in black wrap stilettos, shaking my falafel greased hands with the principal, I was handed a cover for my diploma– the first in my family to do so. The first to have avoided expulsion and fertilization. To be done! Officially, wholly, and finally done. No more back to back transfers, no more dealing with the nuances unique…

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Q&A with a murderer: answers

Thank you everyone who sent in a question! There were so many and the emails I send my brother can’t be too long, but the second email is being responded to right now. I will update this page once I get it, so expect to check back in a week or so. I really do hope that although this is a short, quick little look into my brother, you understand there’s a human behind every cell. Criminals are more than…

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