Being Better

Fighting fear with fire is a formula to generate more hate, and we should be using compassion instead. Even if we think they're wrong.

Strange Times

I spent my spring break in Canada.

I know, terrible time to travel, but at the same time, hindsight is 2020. I'll take this as a learning opportunity for the next pandemic -- when people are even whispering about a supervirus, don't book anything.

re: A Mental Prison

Amidst the explosion of readership and shares, I decided to respond to some of the comments and share some personal stories of those who struggled at Truman.

I think this may clear up some of the things that I had stated in the original letter. Although I have left the university, I am still actively trying to support efforts to reform the policy as well as student mindset.

Just as mental illness has no single cause, there is no single person or variable we can point fingers at. This must be a collective effort from students and family, faculty, administrators, and alumni alike.

I'm just hoping that action can be taken sooner, rather than later.