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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.
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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.
August 8, 2017
To help you out as summer comes to a close, I wrote up my own basic packing list. Happy packing!
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 17, 2017
I graduated from Oberlin and I still can't believe it. This is a short letter to myself and a lot of "thank yous" to faculty and staff who changed my life at Oberlin. Thank you all so much.
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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.
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June 6, 2017
After finally finishing my shaky sophomore year, I say goodbye to Oberlin for the next 8 months, and prepare for my most audacious adventures yet.
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June 5, 2017
I wanted a program where I would be given the freedom to pursue different styles of filmmaking, because I was getting bored with knowing the ins and outs of really normal video-making, for lack of a better term.
May 28, 2017
It feels strange to say that I'm a junior in college, but here we are! Here are some lessons I learned over the past two semesters.

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