It’s time to get back to school. If you’re like me, you’ll probably wait until the last minute to prepare for the upcoming semester. I’ve learned that organization is key to make starting school a breeze. Getting organized for the upcoming school year could only take a few hours. I recognize that being organized does not [...]
Get Sh*t Done: How to Finish What You Started, Even When You’re Tired
April is an interesting month, especially as a student. It's warmer outside. The colors are more vivid. Winter is over! Who wants to sit in a room to read and write? There are festivals and concerts to attend. Lunches on patios. Cookouts happening so you can reconnect with friends. //giphy.com/embed/xUPGcxJifn7dEpmqcgvia GIPHY The end of the [...]
Taking Up Space: A Black Graduate Women’s Photo Shoot as Black Feminist Praxis
I am a fat-bodied Black woman. I literally take up space. My Blackness, gender, and the intersection of the two take up space that is often denied to me in physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual spaces. The White supremacist, patriarchal society that I and other Black women exist within expects us to take up as [...]
“Time Management” in Grad School? Whet?
Graduate school is not very demanding. *Record Scratch* Said. No. One. Ever. Every time I check my email or look at my calendars I have a looming deadline, new suggestions for a meeting, or request for my attendance at an event. Prior to grad school, I prided myself on setting time to complete various tasks [...]