In an effort to make my online presence as a writer a bit more cohesive, I will be taking pieces of mine published on various platforms and adding them to my LipLiner portfolio. Next up is a piece originally published for Obsessee in March 2017-- "How I Survived Not Going to the College of My Choice*". Enjoy! When you’re young … Continue reading when the college you chose doesn’t choose you
As I watched people celebrate their graduations this past month, I couldn't help but to wonder if they felt the same way I did when I walked across the stage to receive my degree one year ago. Were they apprehensive to leave the academic world, as it was a constant they were surrounded by for the … Continue reading reflections on life after college: one year post-grad
One year in elementary school, a classmate of mine brought in the VHS tape to a movie that he and his family watched each year on MLK Day—the film is titled Our Friend, Martin, and follows Miles, a young African American boy who has more concern for his future than the past, through time with … Continue reading honoring mlk through a child’s eyes
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actual irony, not what alanis morissette claims to be ironic in that song of hers.
I entered SUNY New Paltz as a semi-bitter young girl, in the sense that I was disappointed that my parents could not afford to send me away to a school of my choosing, and therefore, in my eyes, depriving me of a “college experience.” Ask me then and ask me now—I don’t know what college … Continue reading i’d like to think everything happens for a reason