Tag: passion

"What do you know?": The Particular Difficulty of Being Young

"What do you know?": The Particular Difficulty of Being Young
Those of you who made it past the title, I thank you immensely. The truth is, I didn’t set out writing this article to sound like a young prick whining about this inequities. I wrote it because I am, more often than not, blacklisted ideologically because of my age. People act like I’m 14, not... Read more »

The Three Pillars of a Brilliant Teacher: A Theory from an Avid Learner

The Three Pillars of a Brilliant Teacher: A Theory from an Avid Learner
A few weeks ago, this video was released of a teacher in Georgia willingly and maliciously kneeing a special needs student while we stood in a doorway she was trying to enter. Since the video went viral, the teacher has resigned and been arrested for assault, very rightly so. This blog isn’t about this heinous... Read more »

The Beauty of Opera: The Passion of My Lifetime and My Love of The Lyric Opera of Chicago

The Beauty of Opera: The Passion of My Lifetime and My Love of The Lyric Opera of Chicago
When I was ten years old, I had an epiphany. I was walking through the local library, quietly minding my own business, my mind swirling with all the complicated and complex philosophical questions a ten year old has, such as “Will my mother leave me in the supermarket?” or “What are these red things on... Read more »
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