Claim to Fame: One of those girls who started FemSex, and/or that girl who brought up irrelevant points about slavery and gender performance during Lit Hum discussions of the Odyssey.
Where are you going? Abroad on a fellowship to teach ESL. Three avenues east, 6 blocks north.
Three things you learned at Columbia:
- Your relationship with your family will structure the way you see the world no matter how many times you change your major.
- Your relationships with your friends will be the stages upon which you are asked to expose, challenge, and expand that vision.
- Manifestations of race, gender, and class are not as visible as we assume them to be.
“Back in my day…” Lion Laundry was Dormaid and I was the Dormaid Girl.
Justify your existence in 30 words or less: The people who love me and want to share their time and brilliance.
Is the War on Fun over? Who won? Any war stories? My god. Get off campus.
Would you rather give up oral sex or cheese? Difficult. But funny. I should start FemCheese.
Advice for the class of 2016: Expose. Focus. Shatter. Push. Feel uncomfortable. This place is rich with possibility.
Regrets? Not pushing myself to name the difference between fear and shame.