Author Archives: daughterofhestia

Goodbyes & Reminiscence

When I walked into that glass-enclosed room on the 4th floor of Human Sciences, I was beyond elated. Our last class! No more crawling out of bed at ungodly hours on a Thursday, no more racing to class while gobbling … Continue reading

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Ten Alarms & Suicidal Farmers

 They went off, one by one, creating an almost continuous wall of sound, a noise on par with nails being drawn across a chalkboard to my unwilling ears. I burrowed deeper into my blankets, in a vain attempt to escape … Continue reading

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Ghosts & Kuznet Curves

Meditation? In class?? This was a first for me, as I settled into a comfortable, but alert, position on my blue beanbag on Tuesday morning. I had absolutely no idea what the heck I was doing, but as I stared … Continue reading

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Colorful Beanbags & Easter Island

Colorful beanbags. That was what caught my eye as I rushed into room 215 HSCI, at least 5 minutes late and out of breath from the run from my dorm. I was expecting the usual rows of desks, the annoyingly … Continue reading

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