In a slightly rarer moment, I watched as Grammy took Grandaddy’s hand, gently kissed it and smiled at him with adoration. He could barely see her, and she could barely hear him, but, as cheesy as it sounds, their love was more apparent to me than ever before.
Just about everyone is dealing with difficult summer decisions, and what you do this summer does not necessarily determine your future. You can take comfort in the fact that this is a common experience for most students, and seek support from others in this precarious time.
At its core, meditation requires flexibility of the mind.
I hope to someday find myself in the same position as Bonnie, indulging in a dinner alone, yet not at all lonely — with a pen and paper, thoughts and memories flood our present, making it impossible to be alone when with yourself
Student performances touched on themes ranging from deep platonic affection to complicated familial relationships and were often anchored in exploring womanhood.
For these students, teranga meant slowly walking by our sides and supporting us as we learned to live in Senegalese culture - it was welcoming, it was protective, and it was love without expecting anything in return.
Inner darkness is never a bad thing — it is simply another facet of this fascinating world that you and I get to experience and grow from.
Running is my rock, meaning it acts as a constant in my life. I can always rely on the act of going for a run to clear my head and simply allow my mind to think about the rest of my life.
The events unraveling in today’s world have reminded us how important this kind of work is and how we must not take our freedom of speech for granted.
I bring this up as an effort to contribute in creating more inclusive and comfortable study spaces for all people such as my fellow floor people.