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Pandemic and protests: Chicago and the employees of ‘Abigail’

Names have been changed for privacy. Image taken by @twentytwo39 Last summer, I worked at ‘Abigail’, a major retailer in Chicago. From chatting with clients all day to spacing out hangers on clothing racks. I went home every day tired,…

Now Trending: Boredom

Approximately two weeks ago when LSE announced that the university would be moving online due to COVID-19, questions began trending amongst LSE students: 1. Will my spring week and/or summer internship be cancelled? *While frantically writing an email to HR…

‘The other’

“N*ggers are stupid, they gotta study real hard, don’t they?” I wish I could ask Melba Pattillo, one of the Little Rock Nine––a group of students that desegregated the first high school in the US south––about this moment. She was…

Villalonga: my father’s hometown

As the holidays roll around, and with just one week left of the term, I catch myself thinking about my origins. As a third culture kid, it’s difficult for me to identify with a single location. My mother is American,…

Chile Despertó

Chile has seen massive protests triggered by a 4¢ rise in metro fares during rush hour. But how can a list of five or even ten items encompass the experiences of over one million Chileans on the streets of Santiago? …