Musically ConnectED

Fingers perfectly curved. Posture straight. Shoulders down. Thumb bent. Bow straight. You missed that note. That doesn’t sound right. The pitch is too low. They won’t think you’re playing is beautiful enough. You forgot to play dynamics. That note was too early. Practice harder. Practice longer. Must be perfect. These are just a few of… Continue reading Musically ConnectED

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

Why I Don’t Read Fashion Magazines

From a young age I always loved clothes and fashion. Where I got the gene is beyond me, as I was always more stylish than anyone in my family. My mom called me her “little fashionista.” She consulted me over what shoes to wear with a dress more times than I can remember. As much… Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Fashion Magazines