Thank U, Next 2018

During my first year of college, I mentally made a list of wishes and goals I had in my head (similar to 11:11 wishes) about what I wanted in the New Year. Looking back on it, most of my wishes leaned toward fantasy. Midway through college was when I started taking new years resolutions seriously […]

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I graduated: Now what?

As expected, the post-graduation feels suddenly appeared and like a giant wave, they knocked me down. My friends who graduated prior to me warned me of the watershed approaching. They told me it could hit shortly after graduation or it could take a few weeks for me to fully process the reality that I’m no […]

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Thank you, Italy!

In October, my mom put together and booked a family trip to spend about two weeks in Italy. It was our second time traveling outside the US but our first time in Europe. It was time for us to get a better taste of our culture. Growing up in an American-Italian lifestyle, I knew and […]

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I graduated yesterday…

Yesterday morning felt like a blur. One minute I’m screaming with joy after reading my acceptance letter then the next thing I know I’m sitting in a sea of graduate students. They say college goes by fast and goddamn they were right. It’s hard to believe four years flew by and I’m not that incredibly […]

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Philly’s Hidden Treasure: Graffiti Pier

When some people think of graffiti, they think of words like ‘juvenile’, ‘crude’, and ‘unskillful’ but to me, graffiti is a form of expression. Whether its random symbols or hidden messages, there is a story behind the artwork. Its connotations can be childish, emotional, crucial, entertaining, or even out of boredom–but graffiti itself isn’t boring. […]

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