On dancing myself snotty and sweaty, bad Hillary Clinton jokes, and failure in the things I love most
Psoriasis is a CHRONIC AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE, which is to say the body cannot recognize which cells are part of the body and which are not. In a healthy body, the immune system turns on when it detects foreign and unwanted cells, such as viruses or germs from cuts and scrapes, moving quickly to eliminate them… Continue reading Foreign Bodies
School is fun yall!! I’m taking some really amazing classes this quarter, so just wanted to share some of the interesting topics I’ve been grappling with in the last two weeks or so. I’m flying out to Chicago tonight for CUPSI, so little anxious about missing school/homework, but should be good! Dance in Prison: lots… Continue reading Wanna share some of the cool things I am studying this quarter
I’ve been studying for phonology ALL DAY and I’m super done so I’m just gonna take a break and write a few life updates. I haven’t been writing on here at all this quarter, which is my bad but also it’s been such a crazy 10 weeks eep Highlights of the quarter Taiwanese Culture Society’s… Continue reading Life updates and winter quarter reflections
warning: this post is a rant about how much I love my major and my education and not much else Being at Stanford, surrounded by people studying engineering and computer science and physics and so forth, I had a hard time feeling like I wasn’t learning anything useful. What I learn doesn’t translate into a… Continue reading Let me gush about Linguistics for a little bit
One of my favorite things to do as a kid was visit PetCo. I loved walking through the reptiles section and trying to find the elusive lizards in each of their cages. I remember petting other people’s dogs and making passive aggressive comments to my mom somewhere along the lines of: “that girl is my age,… Continue reading I’m a PetCo Chinchilla and other 2017 updates
How do I even begin to reconcile the reality of the world I occupy every day with the reality of somebody else’s world, a somebody just as real and as human as me, going through something like what is happening in Syria right now?