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Fighting unpaid labor one article at a time

Fighting unpaid labor one article at a time

Posted On: July 01, 2015

In addition to my summer internship at New York Public Radio, I have not one, not two, but [...]

The Charleston massacre and the pervasive nature of white supremacy

The Charleston massacre and the pervasive nature of white supremacy

Posted On: July 01, 2015

Like many black folks, I’m still reeling from the recent massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in [...]

Venturing beyond the college

Venturing beyond the college

Posted On: June 24, 2015

As a student on campus it is easy to forget that there is more to Williamsburg and James [...]

The slow rhythms of a Williamsburg summer

The slow rhythms of a Williamsburg summer

Posted On: June 24, 2015

Here’s to a summer that marks the beginning of my journey to becoming an ‘adult.’ Is it exciting? [...]

Sunny with a Chance of Dinosaurs

Sunny with a Chance of Dinosaurs

Posted On: June 24, 2015

This week I continued my research in Parkinson's disease. [...]

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Posted On: June 20, 2015

The scene is an Enlightenment paradise. You may be in a library, but you’re really in a church [...]

The Character of a Fried Oreo

The Character of a Fried Oreo

Posted On: June 19, 2015

My thoughts drift to fried Oreos sputtering and floating in a greasy deep fryer behind the narrow counter [...]

Summer reveals a Britain steeped in history and purpose

Summer reveals a Britain steeped in history and purpose

Posted On: June 14, 2015

Every country has a mythology of some kind, and this is theirs: the lush countryside, the quiet life [...]

Seeking to live in, not visit Manhattan

Seeking to live in, not visit Manhattan

Posted On: June 14, 2015

I’m currently snuggled up on my cozy 30-year-old New York University mattress, exhausted from walking seven miles around [...]

Conservative victory brings gloom to Oxford

Conservative victory brings gloom to Oxford

Posted On: June 02, 2015

A cloud hung over Hertford College. The weather was bad, to be sure, but the students’ moods were [...]