Barely African: The IACM Conference in Cape Town

I meant to post this, my critique of the IACM Conference, earlier, but decided to wait until my scholarship finally came. It took three months. It amazed me. To try and become more diverse by awarding such scholarships, but then expect recipients to put up huge sums...

Why Obama Will Win: The Romney Effect

Yes, its a political post! With the election coming up, expect to see a few more of these, crossposted at DailyKos One the strange things we’ve seen, thus far, this electoral season, is that divergence between swing-state polling and general election polling....

What Southern Africa Meant to Me

Never have I traveled to a place so unprepared. I barely touched any guidebooks. Nor did I look up information online. Few of my friends had ever been to South Africa, and none that I knew of had been to Botswana. I’d been traveling long enough to not trust the...