Girl Talking

Photo Titled “Girl Talking” by Orkid Sassouni ASL. It’s almost like reading someone’s mind. Sure you use gestures and signs with your hands, but if I have learned anything from my time studying ASL it’s that eyebrows are so. freaking. important. A tilt of the head or holding a sign for an extra beat can … More Girl Talking

To Be a Writer

I was part of a Secret Santa exchange amongst my college friends earlier this December, and I walked away with a well-bound grey journal. It’s the perfect gift. The type of gift that only comes from a close friend with a proclivity for gift giving. On the cover, it had inscribed my name and the words “If you want to … More To Be a Writer

Worst Case Scenario

So finals are here. I’m stressed. You’re stressed. It’s a whole thing that people celebrate against their will and it’s absolutely no fun so if you can avoid it please do. But if you’re not a lucky one and you’re feeling the weight of a thousand scantrons (which might not actually be that heavy so … More Worst Case Scenario

Good Times

I awoke every morning to the room my mom beautifully decorated. My butter-yellow sheets were covered in a print of soft-cream rosettes, their leaves spread as if to embrace me. My twin-sized bed felt huge and luxurious with my wispy tulle canopy cascading down the sides of my pillow. I remember vividly looking up into … More Good Times