Tag: isolation

Trespassers Will Be Shot, God Bless

Trespassers Will Be Shot, God Bless

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

“How do you balance it?” I ask my sister, the civil rights lawyer. It is some time past midnight, and she is trying to sleep on a slowly deflating air mattress in the corner of my dorm room. “How do you balance… your compassion and your anger?”

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He Who Shuts

He Who Shuts

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Individuality, isolation, and a Thurman-inspired alternative.

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Public disorders: self-harm in social media communities.

Public disorders: self-harm in social media communities.

| April 23, 2012

This post should be considered potentially triggering for eating disorders, self-injury, and suicide. Reader discretion is advised.

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On BU Secret 2011

On BU Secret 2011

| February 28, 2011

One of the things that I love about Boston University is how filled it is with students who are passionate and dedicated to causes they care about.  I’ve had the pleasure of knowing people whose priorities are truly in the right place – people who spend their college years supporting conversation, change, community service, and […]

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On Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

On Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

| January 24, 2011

Allyson describes her adventure climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge at night, and discusses the feelings and realizations the experience brought about.

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