There’s a terrible feeling you get when you’re standing with an offset screwdriver in your hand and a look of utter perplexity on your face. Your face flushes. You swallow to get rid of the rock that is lodged in your throat. Suddenly, everyone in the room looks at you with eyebrows raised, with faces […]Read More Advice From One of Three Girls in Robotics
*Disclaimer: I don’t mean to offend anyone w/ this piece about religion or God’s existence… if I do, I do not all mean any harm… Just sharing some thoughts, ya feel? I took the 16PersonalitiesTest that my friend Ivy showed me. After answering the test’s questions, it tells you what type of personality you have […]Read More God?
We all are sets. We all are a coalescence of crooks and crannies, little perks and pet-peeves, love and hate; we are fragile bodies filled with thoughts, epiphanies, ideas: we are collections of elements that make us us.Read More …And You Are Also a Set
My friends always groan, “My gosh, my life is a mess.” And in a beautiful way, it is. By the very literal definition, a mess is chaos. But by the mathematical definition, what is chaos? We are. Our lives are chaotic systems, our minds flurrying to carry out decisions that have a multitude of unforeseen consequences, from the shirt we wear to the college we choose to attend. We are messes, a jumble of decisions waiting to be executed to unleash even more havoc on the world.Read More You Are Chaos
We all start out as rosy-cheeked babies, drooling from our mouths as our pudgy hands grapple at our mothers’ faces. We’ve begun our lives as pure as can be; we only know of love and our parents pinching our chubby cheeks. We enter the children phase where the other gender has cooties, and everything we […]Read More Which Polynomial Function Are You?
Eyes drooping, mind numbing, back trying to stay straight, dreaming of a warm, warm bed during this AM. Head perched on ink-stained hand, ink pen dangled precariously in the other as I draw and listen to the classroom discussion of synthesis essays. Dr. Kelso, if you’re reading this, I’m sorry. I love your class, but for some reason, […]Read More Doodles: Sources of Tiny Mathematical Discoveries
To Ben, the sophomore who said that girls are incapable of discussing math.Read More To the Boy Who Said Girls Can’t Talk About Math