Weekend in the Capital

Yesterday, my uncle from Dallas was in DC for the weekend for a business meeting. So my parents, my brother, and my aunt and uncle decided to drive down and pick me up on the way so that we could spend some time roaming DC together before he had to catch his flight. They left […]

Application Vacation

I’ve been spending summer working four days a week at the Harriet Lane Clinic, at the Children’s Center of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Through a program called Health Leads, where we work with pediatric and adolescent physicians to care for the social needs of patients by connecting them to community and government resources. It’s been […]

Treasure Hunting

This summer, I spent a week in Ahmedabad, India starting off my research for my Woodrow Wilson Fellowship project (which also doubles as my History of Medicine honors thesis). I’ve written about my plans a bit more extensively here, but, long story short, my research focuses on the ways in which household medicine changed in […]

Clinging onto Summer

Yesterday, it was cold. Not, like, cold cold. But it wasn’t hot. And I didn’t like it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a sucker for hoodies. But theres something distinct about the life that warmth breathes into Hopkins. I mean it’s always beautiful and lively, but each season brings its own spin on that beauty […]

Third Semester Freshman

Im writing this as a break from running around my house in a frenzy to find every last thing I’ll need in my dorm and in my life in three days. I’m not usually that bad at packing (aside from the whole issue of overpacking, which is too real), but I think I just let […]