TRIGGER WARNING: violence against women, assault, etc.
The last time I was assaulted was the same week as the Isla Vista killings which also coincided with my 27th birthday. It happened again yesterday afternoon, with unwanted sexual advances on the bus. I was alone, my phone was dead, and no…
“There are people, who, when they become angry and offend others, demand first that nothing be held against them, and second, that they be pitied because they are prey to such violent attacks. Human arrogance can go that far.”—Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, aphorism 358 (via eccenohomo)
i’m still on cloud 9 about that scholarship award i got…. like, it’s amazing because i chose to go to the only graduate school that didn’t offer me a scholarship because i knew it was an amazing school and would be an experience worth taking despite the risk (and more debt)… i never expected them to award me a scholarship and now that they have i feel so excited to go and do my best and only 1 other person got this scholarship so i feel preeeetty special ^__^
I WAS JUST OFFERED A 7000 GBP SCHOLARSHIP - THE CANADA POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP - FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD AND I AM CRYING I AM SO HAPPY I WORKED SO HARD IN UNDERGRAD AND I WROTE A REALLY GOOD APPLICATION ESSAY AND IT IS PAYING OFF IN THIS MOMENT