Privilege Privilege: a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others; the advantage that wealthy and powerful people have over other people in a society. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Privilege is arbitrary. We do not choose to be born as we are, yet some of us struggle within society for those … Continue reading Privilege

Sometimes You Just Need to Write

Life is full of stories - mine, yours, your aunt's and uncle's. There are over seven billion stories being lived in this moment alone, each protagonist struggling to figure out where that story is going. There are men wrongly imprisoned, not knowing when they'll next see their family, or if they'll even have a family … Continue reading Sometimes You Just Need to Write

Post #1: Oh lord, I’m starting a blog.

Today my mother made the argument that I could not go to a country that was too dangerous because it would worry her too much and my student loans are in her name. I'm a 19 year-old American student living in Canada. I think I'm privileged enough to share some of my time and money. … Continue reading Post #1: Oh lord, I’m starting a blog.