By Thalia Lauzon I never thought I was old. I just turned 19, so I didn’t think I’d get to that mindset so early in life –– but here I am. Two weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation that somehow became about our hometown of Chicago. We found out together that […]

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By Thalia Lauzon When I sit down to read a book or watch a video, I’m transported somewhere away from the harsh and messy realities of the real world. I’m awed by the different worlds and characters I wouldn’t encounter otherwise. The point is, I don’t want characters to be realistic. Stories as my escape. […]

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By Thalia Lauzon By the end of last semester, I was ready to go back home for a bit. I felt like a month off from school was in order — especially after not taking a single test or notes since mid-March, which took a lot of adjustments. I survived a semester of college. Heading […]

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