February Playlist – Lady Voices

February Playlist – Lady Voices

This Month’s Playlist Is All About LADIES. Eleven tracks, eleven different genres, and eleven (well, twelve, if we’re counting Tegan and Sara) different women showing that we’re all beautiful snowflakes who can and will talk our game in our own...
Be Home For Christmas (And Other Lessons I Learned in 2015)

Be Home For Christmas (And Other Lessons I Learned in 2015)

It was 10 p.m. and I sat in my bedroom in Dublin, skyping my family. They’d just had their Thanksgiving meal and I’d just snuck away from my own to talk to them. They smiled and yelled, moving in and out of the frame of my computer screen, talking over each other....
Coexist

Coexist

As seen in The Miami Student Fighting terror without condemning Islam The recent and tragic attacks in Paris have revitalized the general public. In the past week, beautiful and affecting responses have plastered our newspapers, social media feeds and television...
Slavery: Today

Slavery: Today

As seen in The Miami Student Human trafficking problem needs to be addressed directly If you haven’t seen the statistics or read the recent Miami Student article — Ohio is fifth in the nation for human trafficking. In a world so bent on being in the top five of any...
Talk to Your Cab Drivers: Pt 2

Talk to Your Cab Drivers: Pt 2

As seen in The Miami Student Cab drives, Americaness and an introspective look at U.S. foreign policy My friend tapped into her Hailo app and called a cab. We’d just gotten off the plane from Cologne, Germany, and Dublin was conveniently experiencing a cold front. We...
Talk to Your Cab Drivers: Pt 1

Talk to Your Cab Drivers: Pt 1

As seen in The Miami Student Fear and loathing on a cab ride in Dublin Halloween Week is a week for horror stories, not political preaching. So I’ll get off my high horse this week and tell you something scary. A few nights ago, I went to a costume party here in...
There Was a Bomb in Belfast

There Was a Bomb in Belfast

As seen in The Miami Student  Lack of attention on Belfast bombings reveals Americans’ ethnocentric attitudes A car bomb fell off the underside of a vehicle onto the street in the city of Belfast, Northern Ireland last week. And I bet you didn’t even hear about it....