I know it's been a while. I'm a junior-almost-senior in college now. I've got books to read and projects to work on and Netflix to watch and stories and papers to write, people!
And now what's going to happen to thousands of brave transgender servicemembers who have already joined the military in the past and are currently serving?
I'm probably not very eloquent, but I'd like to share my thoughts of hope and love with you all.
Okay so I'm super tired of seeing things about this and I'm sure everyone else is too, but I have some strong opinions about this issue and I need to get them out. I'm going to talk about the 'Stanford rape case'.
Ever since I became a college freshman, I have been asked the same questions multiple times by almost everyone I have come into contact with. One of the questions I get asked the most is “Have you made any (new) friends?”. The short answer is no—and yes, I receive very odd and confused and sometimes even pitying looks when I say that. I really shouldn't feel the need to have to explain myself, but this post will act as the long answer, doing just that.
First of all, what is senioritis? It can be defined as an affliction of students in their final year of high school (or college) characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. I'll be the first to tell you that senioritis is, indeed, a real thing. Here are some examples:
I am a founding member of the WLO (Women’s Leadership Organization), or “Willow”, which is a club that is helping to promote gender equality and empower young women to take leadership roles in their community.
This is Part One in a two-part series about the best and worst things about high school. Click here to see Part Two.
This is Part Two in a two-part series about the best and worst things about high school. Click here to see Part One.