My grandmother decided to change her name on the train ride to college. In 1942, somewhere between Jersey City and Ann Arbor, girlhood and adulthood, […]
April 21, 2017
The land sat unused until its rediscovery by a small group of citizens in Hamden. At the time, this group was protesting the construction of a mall on Dixwell Avenue. While protesting, they discovered that the abandoned railroad, part of which ran through the mall’s future lot, was in the public domain. Even though the railroad was privately owned, the underlying land belongs to the state. The group of mall protesters petitioned to keep the land in the hands of the people.
December 15, 2016
So, here we are. Two presidential debate down and one to go. After that, the election is all that is left. We are adults (whatever that means) and Americans. This matters: I am stuck here and so are you.
October 10, 2016
February is a strange time of year. Some burrow into bed, some get a new haircut and some drink themselves into a stupor, all in […]
April 28, 2016
Twenty-five. That’s how many texts I’ve sent so far today. I text about psets and dinner plans. I text Hey and How’s it going? and […]
November 20, 2015