I spent three weeks in Uganda and Rwanda this summer. Here's what I learned.
Americorps has become an amazing way for young people to serve their country. And yet, we fail to provide it with the resources it deserves in order to be successful.
5 years ago this week, I was camping in the rain as flooding destroyed a town I've had a connection to my whole life. I'm still grappling with what that all means.
Welcome back to a the series I have very creatively named “Going to College”, in which I’ll discuss the process of applying to and starting college from my perspective. This might be boring for the majority of my readers who are experiencing the same sort of stuff as me, so we’ll see how long this... Continue Reading →
On November 6, 2012, on the same day that Coloradans and their fellow Americans reelected Barack Obama to the presidency, 55% of Colorado voters voted yes on Amendment 64, making Colorado the first state to legalize marijuana consumption. In doing so, Coloradans, possibly inadvertently, ruined a solemn day in the state’s history. I’m not using... Continue Reading →
The DOJ says it's an antitrust violation. I think it helps students trying to apply to college honestly.
Today's post is completely apolitical. That's because I want to explain how I want to run this blog and grow it moving forward, and how I want to get more people interested in what I'm working on here. At the beginning of 2018, I decided that my plan for the blog was going to mean... Continue Reading →
Every day, especially near the end of each month, I get multiple emails from the campaign of Kyrsten Sinema, a U.S. representative from Arizona running for the U.S. Senate seat that Jeff Flake will be vacating after the 2018 election. Sinema’s a moderate Democrat, and she has to be, coming from Arizona, which was a... Continue Reading →
I was really happy the other day, because I got some feedback from a reader about how she enjoyed seeing the more moderate, centrists takes I give on policy, and it got me thinking a little more about what being a centrist is about, and how centrism is about positivity in politics. I want to... Continue Reading →