Ed Observers

Why semicolons are sexy

It wasn’t until eleventh grade that I found my true love: the semicolon.  

Coronavirus is not the only global crisis

The concern over coronavirus hasn’t particularly fazed me. Sure, it’s a lot more concrete and immediate, but when the back of your mind is always scared that the world will fall apart anyways, the newer global threat loses some of its edge. 

Turn off the news

If there’s something so pertinent I cannot continue to exist without this information, word of mouth will get it to me within the week. 

On compulsive crying

I know I am not the only person struggling with uncontrollable tear ducts (this Reddit thread told me so), so why aren’t people more empathetic? 

Boxing up my life

It took me a handful of hours to transport my entire life from one world to another.

What Ms. Frizzle taught me about mistakes

You fail a lot. Accept the failure, brush the dirt off your shoulders, and get back up. Learning is experimental, and there is no right way to do it.

TikTok is more than just white girls dancing to ‘Cannibal’

As I see it, TikTok is changing the game. It is a democratic platform where anyone can participate in a conversation about anything.

Stop settling for ‘relatability’ in art and seek out the weird

It seems that all we want is more of the same. We will happily forgo the grander artistic horizons available to us for the sake of convenience.

Moderacy does not permit complacency

Moderates are not culpable for the actions of their extremist peers, but they are the only bridge between extremists and the rest of the world.

My birthday, my brother, and me

Ultimately, I think both of us are afraid of getting older. Our birthdays are a time for bittersweet reflection.