Ashley Bennett
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My life is a series of instances of l'esprit de l'escalier-- a succession of predicaments when I figure out the perfect thing to say when it's already too late to do anything about it. This is one of the reasons I write. I am a perfectionist by nature, a hopeless romantic, and an excitingly adventurous soul. I don't always have everything put together, and honestly I am probably the messiest neat freak you will ever meet. I am a lover of knowledge, and a lover of people. I am sensitive. I care deeply about everyone I've ever met and that is something that just comes naturally to me. I feel a deep sense of wonder for literature and it has changed me. But above all I feel a great need to take care of people who need to be taken care of. Writing captivated me in the midst of my despair, and then helped me explain to the best of my ability the most amazing things life has to offer. It set the foundation for my own self discovery. I may never have the sharp, quick-witted tongue of a highly paid lawyer in a courtroom, but I will always have the words I put on a page

A Fight for Diversity: Days of Defiance II

Earlier this week students rallied for diversity and against harmful Propositions to this cause. On October 15th and 16th, 2013, students from across campus gathered on the hill in their own “Days of Defiance II.” On the 15th, students rallied…