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I didn't have anything particularly important to do over this long weekend, so I decided head out to Dewey Square and see what Occupy Boston actually was, what it looked like, who was there, and what it was all about.
I've been hearing about the Occupying for a while now, as we all have, but I still wasn't totally sure what was going on. (Being a college student, and pre-med at that, my contact with the outside world is very limited.)
I started my adventure by buying Spare…Continue
Posted on October 9, 2011 at 3:30pm
I just signed on to Kiva and joined the Nerdfighter team, and gave my first $75 loan!
My first few minutes on the site were absolutely overwhelming -- the sheer volume of need, the amount of deserving and disadvantaged people, terrified me -- so I let the site pick out my first loan for me. I ended up giving to a group of working women in Paraguay, who still needed some $1500 on their loan.
I went to bed worrying about how long it would take them to get that $1500...and woke up…Continue
Posted on October 7, 2011 at 6:46pm
I get a whole blog, all to my very own self? How awesome! (I hereby vow, pursuant to the Nerdfighter Code Subsection B12, to fill this blog with rampant and unmitigated awesomeness.)
So I want to talk about something awesome that's happened to me this year, my senior year of college: I've stopped being afraid of my peers.
I wasn't ever really afraid of my peers, not in any way that would qualify as legitimate social anxiety or anything. I just tend to be sensitive to…Continue
Posted on September 30, 2011 at 7:00pm