The Commodification of Social Justice

  Walking into NYC’s flagship Bulletin store on Broadway and 17th street, you are inundated with vibrant yellows and pinks, edgy fashion, and cute trinkets. But these are not just any pieces of trendy clothing and accessories, they brandish feminist slogans and liberal jargon across them.  The store holds denim jackets with “the future is… Continue reading The Commodification of Social Justice

Thoughts on NEDA Week From a Recovering Anorexic

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) week, put on by the National Eating Disorder Association. NEDA week is supposed to be about raising awareness for eating disorders, an important and worthy cause. However, I have never in my three years of recovery felt entirely comfortable with the execution of this week. My first… Continue reading Thoughts on NEDA Week From a Recovering Anorexic

Is this Journalism?

As I sit in my NYU apartment nestled in among the hub bub of a New York City Friday night, I am wondering to myself, am I already a journalist or is that still something I am aspiring to be? In my journalism class we have been discussing what constitutes journalistic work and what is… Continue reading Is this Journalism?

Hello, February!

Hello! Long time no write. I have be in the midst of some major life changes, but have yet to divulge into them on this platform. If you follow me on some of my other social media (i.e. Instagram @darceypit and YouTube) you would know that I recently transferred colleges. I was living in a… Continue reading Hello, February!

Being Marginalized Within a Marginalization

Why does life exist? What if human life had never begun? What if there was simply nothing? Or does there have to be something for nothing to exist? Why don’t people understand the inconsistencies, absurdities, and hypocrisies they create? Why do humans crave connection when ultimately, they will always be alone? If death is inevitable… Continue reading Being Marginalized Within a Marginalization

Born of 1998

To be born at the turn of the millennium Is to have lived in two centuries But have no recollection of one Yet still be grouped with the negatively connoted “Millennials” To start preschool the day of 9/11 Is to grow up with a security obsessed government Without knowing the freedom that was allowed prior… Continue reading Born of 1998