Radical Love: On Election Anxiety and the Remedy for Despair

(Photo credits: CBCP News ) The last six years have been infuriating under this incompetent and nefarious administration. And the last six months have been exasperating and troubling because it once again highlighted how badly the machinery of a lying, arrogant, indolent, thick-headed son of a dictator has t…

In Awe of the Wilderness: Acadia National Park

"More and more, in a place like this, we feel ourselves part of wild Nature, kin to everything." — John Muir When my UP law friends from New York and DC asked me to come with them to Acadia National Park last week, I could not say no. I said yes willingly and excitedly although their spring break d…

It's still winter out here, by the way

It took me long enough, right? It's -15° C, right after a snowstorm, and my third-going-on-fourth month of winter. You'd think I have more to say about it. The truth is it's hard to encapsulate the feeling of wonder, fascination, and — admittedly — slight exasperation that comes with everyday sub…

Sweet (Silicon) Valley High

For the first half of January, I was fortunate enough to be selected for the course titled “IP Strategies in Tech Industries,"  held in Silicon Valley, California. We had to apply for this course last semester and the professor had to evaluate our credentials, as well as our personal essays, before bein…