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Artist, interrupted

Work in Progress

Life is really funny: I watched “Girl, Interrupted” for the first time just a few weeks before I landed myself in a psychiatric ward a month and a half ago.
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Portuguese daydreams

Work in Progress

I was sitting in Portuguese 103 one dreary winter day last semester when it occurred to me — and this thought was not in English, but in the Portuguese-Spanish cocktail pseudo-dialect known as “Portunhol” — that I was, in that moment, a visitor to the Portuguese language.
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I read it on the internet

Work in Progress

On my computer, I wrote troves of poetry and metaphorical stories, burdening Microsoft Word documents with lamentations about the depression I had been dealing with since fourth grade, and about my parents divorcing. Alone in my room, symbolic pen in my hand, I began, in earnest, to cement my career as a writer.
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A short review of a year of reviewing

Now and Again

From a very young age, I developed a passion for terrible movies. Not cult classic bombs such as “Plan 9 From Outer Space” or “The Room,” which definitely hold a place in my heart, but the kind of bad movies that people just don’t watch
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Learning, but in Spanish

Off the Beat

Sra. Lyons’ contradictory energy, both welcoming and ready to kick my ass, left me awestruck as I scratched lessons on the subjunctive tense into my notes.
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