Research

Gratitude

  This semester I won Women's Studies Student of the Year. I was beyond happy. I worked really hard on a lot of my work through Women's Studies and I was so happy to be recognized. I was…


What I've Been Up To

This is exactly 600 signed copies of a petition for my university. That is co-presidents of the Women's Empowerment League rocking change at Eastern Illinois University. What I've been doing lately…


The Hill You Want to Die On

I was in high school newspaper for one semester. It was long enough to know I was a creative writer and a procrastinator. It was also long enough to learn a really important rule and it's called,…


Poet

I recently presented my poetry and it was a great experience. It's one of those lifting moments where I think I can do anything. Its one of those feelings I'd like to bottle up and keep. -Tomato the…


Vagina Monologues

Who doesn't love making vaginas while in a group picture? Or a group of women yelling, "VAGINA!" What does all of this have to do with me? I'll tell you. My vagina is angry. It. Is. It's pissed…


Need: Snuggles

Sometimes I study a lot of difficult things. Things that make me shake my head. Sometimes I study a lot of things that make me want to scream. Sometimes I study a lot of things that make me so sad.…


Part of something Bigger

You see sometimes in my life I think I am born in the wrong era. I long to live for a time when there were things to yell about and large change going on everywhere. Then I see the news. And my…