If you want to know more about the 2020 presidential candidates

First things first: this post gives much less air time to the Republican candidates than the Democratic candidates. My argument in defense for this disparity is that a) the few Republicans running besides President Trump seem irrelevant and b) Trump seems to be pretty known already. The names and faces that I think are less… Continue reading If you want to know more about the 2020 presidential candidates

I don’t know what to think about cancel culture

The idea and realities of cancel culture have been running around a little in my head recently. Usually when I think about these questions, I can usually come to some kind of conclusion about what I think, but the only thing I really feel about cancel culture is that it seems to be getting out… Continue reading I don’t know what to think about cancel culture

Four of my friends talk about songs that mean something to them

When I asked my friends to write about a song they love, I mostly just wanted them to write my blog post for me, but dude, they really came through. Maybe a little too much. Just kidding! Thanks guys. This is awesome. An editorial note before we start: 1) Everybody has a pen name except… Continue reading Four of my friends talk about songs that mean something to them

I wrote this for a journalism program

This fall I participated in this awesome journalism program. (If you live in the DFW area, it's called Storytellers Without Borders.) There were eight of us high schoolers in the program, and we were paired with actual journalists as mentors. Over the course of nine or so weekly sessions, they helped us through the process… Continue reading I wrote this for a journalism program

Bible study // thoughts on the book of Ruth

Chapter 1 Verse 1: "...a man from Bethlehem in Judah" They were in Bethlehem! As in the Bethlehem of David and Jesus? One thing I've learned from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is that there was apparently more than one Bethlehem in Israel, but I really hope it's the same one. Verse 3: "Now… Continue reading Bible study // thoughts on the book of Ruth