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August 22, 2017
I remember so clearly my mom driving away that first day. She gave me a big hug and got in the rental car. I leaned through the window to give her a kiss on the cheek. It was one of the clearest moments of change in my life, and I felt it in my chest the way you do when you're about to cry.
August 21, 2017
My research wasn't all movie-watching and scouring old articles from the 70s and the 90s: I made it interactive through re-acquainting myself with the martial arts, specifically kung fu.
August 10, 2017
Am I just an indoctrinated, whiny, liberal arts college grad, snowflake?
August 8, 2017
After only just discovering dance, I dived right in this summer and attended ADF, one of the largest summer dance intensives in the country. What resulted was one of the most empowering, exhausting and transformative experiences of my life.
July 21, 2017
I really had no idea that I would amass so much information that I could talk for hours about everything I've learned, but I did! I'm looking forward to coming back to Oberlin next summer to continue doing research.
July 18, 2017
I love podcasts and public radio. Since my second year at Oberlin, I've been trying to figure out how to make podcasts and get a job in the field. Here are some resources that I've found and some tips that I would like to share about radio at Oberlin.
July 9, 2017
For the start of my glorious Summer of Movement™, I headed to Brooklyn, New York, couch hopped for three weeks, and took just about every single class offered at the Brooklyn Zoo Gym: Parkour, Tricking, Breakdancing, Bar Conditioning, Contortion, etc.