Category Archives: social work

sixteen sixteen

Something many of you may or may not know: I’m a youth educator. I go into middle and high schools and talk about sexual violence prevention. And as unappetizing or appealing it may sound, it’s actually very rewarding, and 99% … Continue reading

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life planning

Planning on going back to school is so damn exhausting. After a couple of weeks of planning, I think these are the schools I am looking at for my MSW, for the school year 2012-2013 (if we ever make it … Continue reading

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misery is a butterfly

It’s weird. This is my first blog since the beginning of March. So much has happened since then; every time I attempt to write an entry I think, there’s too much to say and/or no one reads this anyone. These … Continue reading

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MOCSA MOCSA MOCSA

I don’t know how many people read my blog, but don’t see my facebook, but I thought I’d give everyone an update on my life. The last two weeks have been incredibly hectic, confusing, and wonderful, all spun into one. … Continue reading

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Kansas Equality Coalition and the Lawrence’s Human Rights Ordinance

Dear loving friends of mine: Myself and some friends of mine in the Bachelor of Social Welfare program at KU, Matthew Blankers, Anna Bailey, and Lauren Tullis are working with the Kansas Equality Coalition (KEC) to gather support for a … Continue reading

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how to not take it home

While I have found most of my classes dis-interesting and unhelpful this year, there was a conversation this morning in my Practice class that I found very relevant. One of the other students in the class mentioned that she was … Continue reading

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reeeeelax

Today is the best day in the world. I have finally finished my 3 substance abuse papers (one 5-7 pg, and two 3-4 pg papers) which were given no due date, which made them nearly impossible to time manage, despite … Continue reading

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blurb

i fucking love what i’m doing at MOCSA, and hate school. i would love to update more, but am having a hard time finding the words for them. this weather is very comforting (meaning, i want to be in blankets … Continue reading

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No, seriously, WTF.

Rape victims are being turned away from Lawrence Memorial Hospital, and it’s creating a risk to the community, according to claims made by Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson. A series of events at LMH on Sunday sent the prosecutor … Continue reading

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little red corvette

It’s so wonderful to love what you’re going to be doing for the rest of your life. At this point, I find most of my classwork redundant and uninteresting, which is bothersome. However, I love love love my practicum, and … Continue reading

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