Tag : Lauren Kwa

Australia’s Beloved Bandit: Ned Kelly, The Hero Down Under

No one is sure what Australian bushranger Ned Kelly uttered as his final words. While some accounts have him reflecting, “Ah well, I suppose it has come to this,” he has also been immortalized with stating the simple, “Such is…

0 Comments / 309 View / June 16, 2014

Wolf Hall: Not Just Another Tudor Drama

Hundreds of years after the end of their reign, the Tudors manage to nest in the hearts and minds of modern generations.  Maybe it’s the greed or the infighting or the psychopathy or the politics that captivates us so much. …

0 Comments / 107 View / June 15, 2014

The Right to Sex Ed

My parents never gave me “the talk.” They didn’t have to; between 5th and 9th grade, I received what I now realize is an almost overwhelming amount of sexual education. My middle school health classes met three times a week and…

0 Comments / 236 View / June 13, 2014

What I Wish People Knew About My Disability

In my junior year, I, like many other stressed-out high schoolers, was freaking out over crafting the perfect Common App essay. It had to be original, poignant, creative, humorous but not flippant, and most importantly, it had to avoid cliches…

0 Comments / 327 View / June 10, 2014