The boundaries of age were crumbling in front of my eyes.
The relationships we have, and the love we give and receive, are the most important aspects of our existence. We shouldn’t abandon those priorities when our schedules get hectic.
We are surrounded by university employees who shape our environment every day, yet we hardly ever engage with them.
I have always tried to fight against the neediness of social media.
I can’t help but notice vast differences between the way we respond to external versus internal pain.
I wasn’t expecting to get much out of it, except maybe a free beer or two, but I ended up learning a lot from my first time speed dating.
“Splitting” from something – a relationship, a place or even an ideological bloc – usually evokes feelings of reduction or defeat, but it can also be a chance for regeneration.
Working on post-hurricane coverage in the newsroom last week, I heard a staffer yell, “We should be out of rain by now,” as Miami’s daily rainy-season storm beat down on the windows. This idea that we deserve a moment of relief after a disaster is fundamentally human but unfortunately not how the world works. We…
Since ancient times, man has forged explanations for the inexplicable. The ancient Mongolians claimed Earth rested on the back of a giant frog whose movements caused earthquakes. The Igorot people of the Philippines believed the eldest son of Lumawig, the Great Spirit, formed mountains when he sent water flooding over all of Earth, forcing the…