Stories from behind a keyboard.



‘Joy Is Easy To Find At ‘Bangklyn East Harlem” (Forbes)

‘Dark Magic’: Why Vulnerable People Are Tortured, Exiled, and Murdered All Over the World (Global Citizen)

‘Jarry’ Magazine Celebrates Queer Food From The Inside Out (Forbes)

How This Chef Is Helping Refugees One Dinner at a Time (Global Citizen)

Oscar Uriel Escobar: Putting a Face Behind the Voice of the Voiceless (Daily Nexus, UCSB)

‘Sound and Spirit’: Examining the Tensions Between Musical Freedom and Regulations in Isla Vista (Atavist)

‘Taking to the Trail’: College as a Journey to Agency (Independent Fellowship Project)



The New iPhone Will Set You Back $1,000, But Its Real Cost Is Even Greater (Global Citizen)

This Tokyo Restaurant Lets Diners Earn Their Meal by Working a Shift (Global Citizen)

This 709-Carat Diamond Just Sold for $6.5M – And All Profits Will Go Back to Sierra Leone (Global Citizen)


Op-ed / Essay

Big Muscles Just Weren’t in the Cards for Me—Here’s Why That’s OK (Greatist)

‘Feminism’ Is The Word Of The Year. Here’s Why That Should Make Us All Proud (Global Citizen)

Why It’s Critical That Pro Athletes Be Part of Our Political Discourse (Global Citizen)



Steps to escaping the money trap when choosing your major (The Tab)

The 15 Most Peaceful Countries in the World – In Honor of International Peace Day (Global Citizen)

9 Cooking Tools Under $25 Every New Chef Needs (Greatist)