Our Deadly Obsession with Our Own Social Media Presence

Last month, Monalisa Perez fatally shot her partner during a terrible bid for internet fame. This latest tragedy in pursuit of a larger social media following comes at a time where followers, likes, and retweets, are the currency of the online world. From Donald Trump to Monalisa Perez, the obsession over our internet presence is … More Our Deadly Obsession with Our Own Social Media Presence

The Last Summer

Each year, the month of June arrives and the semester disappears, along with my student loan. I drag myself back to fields and silence and skies dark enough to see stars, increasingly glad with each year for the opportunity to smooth out the bags under my eyes, not eat pasta while sitting on my bed … More The Last Summer