Nina-Djukic

An open letter to Peter Pan

The New Age Bard

Ah, Peter! Think of all you missed; the injustices, to be sure, and the losses, but the delights of all of it too — the uncertainty of stepping forth without really knowing the way, the loves you never allowed to change you, the meaning you never allowed yourself to find.
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Jacob-Leonard-B+W

College for the aimless

Millenial Meltdown

At 3, I wanted to be a king. Unaware as I was of the definitively scarce demand for kings in the modern workplace and otherwise unconcerned by such obstacles, I told anyone who stood still long enough about my grand machinations.
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boni-mata

2017 cannot come fast enough

Sex on Tuesday

Amidst all of this freedom — all of this talk surrounding the reclamation of female bodies and the reconfiguration of lives separate from biological need — comes a dangerous rhetoric about responsibility and accountability when it comes to unwanted pregnancy.
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Sara-Weissman-full

Let’s Talk About Taboos

Thinking theology

“Do you believe in God?” The other camper stared at me, wide-eyed. I had just explained to her why my dad had sent me kosher meals at sleep-away camp — the little tin foil-wrapped beacons of “Yo, I’m religious” my counselors brought out ceremoniously twice a day. I spluttered. The answer in my head was, “Of course,” but that wasn’t what I heard come out of my mouth: “Ummmm, I guess?”
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Nina-Djukic

Literally bored to death

The new age bard

Here we are, alive and kicking, our minds also staggering with the tasks we must complete. But ladies and gentlemen, amid all the moaning, groaning and bed-laying, I regret to inform you: Life is happening. We may as well try our hardest to show up and be excited about it.
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Jacob-Leonard-B+W

The Throwback Thursday you need

Millenial Meltdown

Instead of excavating through the reserves of childhood photos and late-90s Polaroids (I think it was 1999 when Congress passed the Polaroids Are Cool Again Act) on my computer for a suitable Throwback Thursday Instagram, I thought I would go one step further. I went to see a movie. In IMAX.
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boni-mata

Sex: Cyber or IRL?

Sex on Tuesday

Sex is one of those things that no matter how much of it you’re having, you could always be having more.
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Sara-Weissman-full

Different lenses, same struggles

Thinking theology

When I started these interviews, I came in expecting a simple story to emerge centered on religious culture shock in college. But the story I ultimately got after speaking with these women was much richer and deeper. For them, the topic of gender relations was inherently tied to so many other subjects: their understandings of modesty, ways they look to their traditions for empowerment, goals for future relationships and to what extent gender should even be a religious focus.
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Nina-Djukic

Crossing the river Styx

The New Age Bard

Human beings have been trying for centuries to understand the reasons for the deaths of the young and beautiful, without much success.
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Jacob-Leonard-B+W

Lend me your ear (pieces)

Millenial Meltdown

The truth is, I get emails like this every day: emails, texts, telegrams, handwritten letters and untrackable Venmo payments with pleas for life advice in the description.
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