On Love and the Educational System

"...and equitably speaking, it's abysmal. The system is failing them. Our children are being left behind." I had pens lined up along my college adviser's desk, modeling the achievement gap due to summer learning loss and income inequality. My hair was falling out of my ponytail and my brow was unnecessarily sweaty. She blinked at … Continue reading On Love and the Educational System

On Love and Movies

I pulled my sweatshirt over my arms and leaned back in his uncomfortable desk chair. It was dorm issued and scratchy and was stained with something yellow. He was lounging on his XL twin staring at the ceiling and humming to Slipknot. I guess that's what we did when we didn't have smartphones. "Do you … Continue reading On Love and Movies