Ellen Asermely

Author Archive: Ellen Asermely

Ellen Asermely is a junior in the Pardee School studying International Relations. Born and raised in Rhode Island, the smallest but weirdest state, she enjoys coffee milk, the Big Blue Bug, and Awful Awfuls. In her free time, Ellen can be found by the ocean, eating anything with cheese on it, reading Harry Potter, or hugging strangers' dogs.

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Be Kind to Spiders

Be Kind to Spiders

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Things my mama taught me.

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mountain laurel mornings

mountain laurel mornings

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

reflections on springtime

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Learning to be Shwayyeh Souriyyeh

Learning to be Shwayyeh Souriyyeh

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shwayyeh souriyyeh: a little bit Syrian.

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Never Enough

Never Enough

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Just another quarter-life mini-crisis.

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The Case for Collectivity

The Case for Collectivity

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

In which the author defends the concept of collective security.

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Radical Islamic Feminism

Radical Islamic Feminism

| February 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

“It is this female profile, with a strong personality, blossoming, sincere and of a great bravery that the Qur’an evokes, and not that of an inevitably oppressed, retiring woman and an eternal victim.”

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Letter to Dad from Super Bowl Sunday

Letter to Dad from Super Bowl Sunday

| February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

My dad wrote me letters from home before he died. Now I’m writing back.

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Letter to Dad from the Sahara Desert

Letter to Dad from the Sahara Desert

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

My dad wrote me letters from home before he died. Now I’m writing back.

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Growing Up Down and Dirty

Growing Up Down and Dirty

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lessons learned from growing up playing outside.

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