Why The “Varsity Blues” Sentencings Send the Wrong Message

Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel We were all outraged, disheartened, and bewildered when news broke of the 2019 college admittance scandal. William ‘Rick’ Singer, CEO of the college and life counseling company Key, facilitated major test and admissions fraud by paying schools, coaches, and proctors to change records for parents who wished … Continue reading Why The “Varsity Blues” Sentencings Send the Wrong Message

From Theatre to Cosplay

I am challenging myself to write something meaningful to me in 10 minutes. Ready, Set, Here we go! Monday is Halloween. I have always been a Halloween fanatic. It is pretty much the holiday of theatre nerds. You get to dress up and pretend to be someone else. That's my favorite part. Even back when … Continue reading From Theatre to Cosplay

Audience? Audience? Audience?

This post is a follow-up to my post The Adventures of Writing Nonfiction (https://osyoungheart.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/the-adventures-of-writing-non-fiction/). If you have yet to read it, I’d advise you do so first. As I mentioned in my last post, I am taking on the challenge of writing nonfiction for my class, and we are going to be working on serious … Continue reading Audience? Audience? Audience?

Tattoos and Little Eyes

When people think of being in college during their 20s, they often get this image in their mind of partying, drinking, making poor life decisions, etc. I have had anything but a “usual” college experience for a multitude of reasons. Being introverted with mild social anxiety, I see little appeal to partying with a bunch … Continue reading Tattoos and Little Eyes

International Perspectives Class/My Favorite Foreign Music

Preface: Sorry for the weird formatting of the list, I have tried fixing it multiple times and it won't change. Since I am taking an international perspectives class this semester (it’s a university requirement) I have learned just how very rare it is for someone to have left their home town let alone the country. … Continue reading International Perspectives Class/My Favorite Foreign Music