back to school!

I am busier than I ever could have imagined; it might just be senior year. College admissions has everyone in a frenzy, but I’m super pleased with all the classes I’m taking. Every course I have seems pertinent to what I’m interested in, from green taxes to a Jordanian-American upbringing. I joined cross country, though I…

the party is over

Every year, right before school starts, my dad looks at me, laughs, and says “The party is over!”. The party, of course, being summer. It’s very expected I used to not enjoy summer break that much, because it left me overheated, way too tan, and mildly friendless. Even though I’ve spent a majority of mine…

On the need to concentrate

As the school year wraps up, it has become clearer and clearer that I need to work more efficiently. Though many periods are free because APs are over, I still have 5 units to relearn in 2 classes, and projects to turn in for 2 other classes. Graphic design has never been so time-consuming that…

oh wow lovely!

Over the years, my enthusiasm for TV has waxed and waned. When I was younger, I probably watched more television than I do now, but I was not as excited about programs as I am now. I’ve had phases of Psych, How I Met Your Mother, and Twin Peaks, and now I’m currently in Skins. I…

A Kingdom of BS

I just finished the first season of Mr. Robot, and I’m loving how it ended. In the last episode, Christian Slater’s character goes off on a rant about the “realness” of modern-day society, and he did it well. I found it refreshing for two reasons: he’s not complaining about the millennial generation, and he, himself,…