Glad I grew up

To my 18-year-old self, who came into her first day of work at this newspaper with a full heart and even fuller dreams — I still miss your innocence, but I’m glad you grew up.
Read More…

How to crack a Capricorn

I got way too into astrology toward the end of high school and never really let go of my sign as a defining personal identifier. The thing about Capricorns is that we’re tough. We’re ambitious. We don’t like feelings. We’re not very good at responding to text messages.
Read More…

Close to home

Off the Beat

Eyewitnesses alleged that the gunman had told the victim to “get out of (his) country” before shooting him. And this, for me, was the worst blow.
Read More…