Since I started high school, I’ve always wanted to be a writer. But after I graduated from the University of Georgia, I began to realize that making change is about being a lot more. The journey was tough. I had studied English literature, international affairs, film, history, philosophy, and psychology. Like any liberal arts major,[…]
October 2, 2012 For USA TODAY College Researchers published a study two weeks ago discrediting the link between the retrovirus XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a little-known illness that the FDA says is as devastating as cancer, heart disease and epilepsy. The study marked an end to a three-year saga in which much of[…]
September 19, 2012 For USA TODAY College A year ago Saturday, Gautam Narula received a letter from a dead man. After a political science class, Narula, then a freshman at the University of Georgia, returned to his dorm, Myers Hall, and checked his mail. He found a plain white envelope addressed to him in broad[…]
During the fall of 2011 I wrote on the possibilities of Muslim democracy following the Arab Spring for The Citizen, UGA’s journal of political science and international affairs (usually only for faculty, but I was fortunate enough to be asked to write a piece). I go back and take a look with each turn in[…]
I am a 23-year-old writer from Warner Robins, Georgia. I recently graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Georgia with degrees in English and International Affairs. I also earned certificates in interdisciplinary writing, global studies, and children’s literature. In 2011 I founded the Georgia Political Review and served as editor-in-chief. I’ve written for USA Today[…]
For The Daily Beast April 18, 2012 Why hasn’t the American military ever won the Nobel Peace Prize? It may seem an odd question, but it’s an apt one, and Jay Nordlinger keeps tugging at it throughout his new history of the Prize, Peace They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, The Most[…]
For USA TODAY College This Friday I’ll walk across the stage to graduate with high honors from the University of Georgia. Here are nine pieces of advice I wish I’d been told the day I first stepped on campus in 2008. Send short emails I shudder to think how many opportunities I lost from an[…]
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