of bridges then wondered why
no one followed me
i miss when i was like 12 and it would be the night before a big field trip or something and i couldnt go to sleep because i was so excited. i miss being so into a book that i would stay up past my bed time reading it. everything seems so bland or something idk. i’m only 19 and everything is so tiring. i miss wanting to be awake
this is the realist shit on this website
In an impassioned speech, Wendi Manuel-Scott, director of African and African-American Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, delivered her own challenge to new students: make a difference. “I am certain you didn’t work your butt off in high school to play small at Mason, to be silent at Mason…. Learning that is transformative is demanding,” she insisted to a standing ovation.
Please listen to this! This lovely woman spoke at our convocation today and it is one of the most inspiring things ever!
shoutout to all the girls + women who have thick, dark, and abundant body hair and have to spend time and energy shaving every single day if they don’t want to be harassed by loved ones + strangers alike
shoutout to all the girls + women who decided its not worth their time, even if they only skip sometimes, and endure criticism, harassment, and stigma as the price for their own freedom of time + comfort