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The people I’ll never know

My Facebook albums are filled with faces of my friends, family, mentors, teammates. Photos of their terrible snapchat selfies and the shots I sneakily snap of their laughter.  These are the people I live with, the people I see every day at a Crossroads brunch for a recap of the
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“Senseless”: The humanization of shootings

Lafayette, Louisiana, on July 23, 2015: Two women, Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson, were shot and killed, and nine other people were injured, when John Russell Houser opened fire during a showing of the film “Trainwreck.” On July 24, Governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal explained to the Today show that
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The signs we miss

Last weekend’s Super Bowl 50 was saturated with social reform in the form of multi-million dollar public service announcements. Colgate preached water conservation through a simple turning off of the faucet while brushing, while PETA ridiculed non-vegans’ sexual libidos. However, one ad particularly stood out for its rather minimalistic and
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Fear of Weeding Out

  I recently visited my parent’s home in San Anselmo, California. I woke up early and walked into the kitchen. Both of them were huddled around the Marin Independent Journal, a Sunday morning ritual. Bobbi Brown had passed away the night before. We discussed the tragedy while my mom fried
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Notes from our journals

1.1.16 –Hazel “‘Do, try, be good.’ I hope I can live up to that. That was the best I could come up with, but it’s a solid aspiration. Right?” 1.3.16 –Lizzie “Avocados are nature’s mayonnaise? I was almost more insulted by that comment than when I get called out for
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