We’re humans

The world is full of good people, but it’s also full of the opposite type. Unfortunately, there’s no evading the second type of people; however, we can learn to handle situations with those people. Yesterday, I had two customers in my workplace who were quite, to be terribly honest, awful. Over the last three summers, … More We’re humans

Full circle

I’ve had quite a few messages from family and friends asking why I’ve failed to post on my blog over the course of the past month. Honestly, I don’t have a great explanation—I’ve been trying to come up with something worth posting, but my ideas haven’t been working out on paper the way they were … More Full circle

Not forever

I get it. You’re sick. You’re tired. And you’re sick of being sick and tired. You struggle to get out of bed. You struggle to drag yourself over to your desk—the place you have to sit for hours on end, day in and day out, in order to earn the 4.0 that you promised yourself … More Not forever

Until you try

This afternoon, I attended the last of a series of meetings with various professors in hopes of finding a research supervisor. The professor that I spoke with today said something that really stuck out in my mind: “You can be the most intelligent person in the world, but if you choose to not do anything … More Until you try

We all

Last week, one of my professors began lecturing on critical criminology. Critical criminology is a theoretical perspective within the discipline of criminology that focuses on challenging normative standards and highlighting inequalities, discrimination, and suffering; it unsettles common sense. You should feel uncomfortable with critical criminology, as it is meant to be anything but comfortable. Critical … More We all