London Calling

Tuesday. Tuesday. Tuesday. That’s the day I leave for a city I’ve been dreaming about for years: London, England. For the past week, I have procrastinated packing my allotted two suitcases with everything I will need for the next four months. For an over-packer, this is not the easiest task in the world, but I’m … Continue reading London Calling

What I Know

I know that America is fiercely divided, but inherently strong. Our country was built to withstand obstacles and continue to move on, stronger than before. This election divided an already separated country, but cannot break us. While neither candidate was perfect, we, as a country, have made the decision to elect a new president. And … Continue reading What I Know

Not your average story about a ‘dead old white dude’

On May 12, 2009, Lin-Manuel Miranda was invited by President Barack Obama to perform at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word. At the time, Miranda was most well-known for his Broadway show “In the Heights” and many expected him to perform something from it. Instead, Miranda took everyone in the … Continue reading Not your average story about a ‘dead old white dude’