Archive for Matt Camarda

Outside your comfort zone

Outside your comfort zone

Posted On: April 21, 2014

In the battle we must wage against fear, there is no more powerful ammunition than experience. [...]

On abortion: Both sides value life

On abortion: Both sides value life

Posted On: February 21, 2014

I’ve always tried to avoid abortion politics. It strips people on both sides of their rationality and engenders [...]

It’s natural to drift, but unnecessary

It’s natural to drift, but unnecessary

Posted On: January 16, 2014

When I graduated high school, in all the exuberance and happy tears, I hoped that I would be [...]

Attempting to be a vegetarian in college

Attempting to be a vegetarian in college

Posted On: November 15, 2013

I never thought I would try being a vegetarian. I’ve spent the last 19 years gorging on meat: [...]

Listening is the root of our relationships

Listening is the root of our relationships

Posted On: October 29, 2013

We all love the sound of our own voices. Have you ever noticed how, in many conversations, two [...]

Emphasizing history’s human factor will teach students more than what happened

Emphasizing history’s human factor will teach students more than what happened

Posted On: October 01, 2013

It’s a shame many Americans find history boring. I can understand why; the way it’s taught can often [...]

Allowing ourselves to be hurt is the only way we can achieve happiness

Allowing ourselves to be hurt is the only way we can achieve happiness

Posted On: September 12, 2013

I recently received a psychological and emotional bombshell in the form of a TED Talk by social researcher [...]

Freshman year as an introvert

Freshman year as an introvert

Posted On: August 22, 2013

Class of 2017, congratulations and welcome to the College of William and Mary. Through hard work and dedication, [...]

How our awareness of death determines the course of our lives

How our awareness of death determines the course of our lives

Posted On: April 23, 2013

What a week. A terrorist attack in Boston and a massive explosion in West, Texas have left us [...]

Everyone should live with a stranger once

Everyone should live with a stranger once

Posted On: April 15, 2013

As my freshman year winds down, or rather, barrels unstoppably toward finals, I’m beginning to reflect on where [...]