Aggressive Mediocrity · Athleticism

The Real First Round: Second Edition

Oh, say can you see? By an Autumn Sunday’s sweet light? That’s right, my sweet petunias. Football season is poking her beautiful head back around that athletic corner. While we may be a devastating four months away from the real deal, in a mere few hours, sweet salvation shall come. Yes, that’s right, cupcakes: it’s… Continue reading The Real First Round: Second Edition

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Eight Pieces Of Wisdom From My 25-Year-Old Self To My 16-Year-Old Self

Adulthood Is Not Everything, Kitten I know you’re stoked about growing up and becoming a real human, but, pull up a seat and listen a pinch: it’s not what you think. Yes, you’re on your own. Yes, you can do whatever you want. But that’s the thing. You’re on your own. Mom and Dad aren’t… Continue reading Eight Pieces Of Wisdom From My 25-Year-Old Self To My 16-Year-Old Self

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Eight Things I Learned In 2016

Leggings Are Pants Now, 2016 wasn’t necessarily the first year I made this discovery. Leggings have long been a staple on the Morgan Smith lower half. This was the year, though, that solidified my utmost commitment and allegiance to the undeniable fact that leggings are, in fact, pants. I can count on one hand the… Continue reading Eight Things I Learned In 2016

Aggressive Mediocrity · Athleticism

The Making of a Broken Woman

Notre Dame’s football season is over. Sweet Jesus, Glory be! The clouds have parted, the sun is shining, and the storm has passed. Oh, happy day! Today, I shan’t lament the goings on of what can truly only be described as the most agonizing three months of my markedly-shortened life. No, today, I’d like to… Continue reading The Making of a Broken Woman

Aggressive Mediocrity · Guys, I'm Serious.

Life in the Hood Vs. Life in the ‘Gram

Back in the day, me and the homeboys (neighbor children from our cul-de-sac) would regularly mount our hogs (10-speed bikes) and head out on the open road. Most days were your average 9-5. A ride through the hood, rinse and repeat. But once in a while, business—well, business got a little complicated. Some days it… Continue reading Life in the Hood Vs. Life in the ‘Gram

Aggressive Mediocrity · Guys, I'm Serious.

It’s Okay To Be Afraid

Oh, but we didn’t really think I’d stay quiet about this one, did we? It may have taken me a couple days to ruminate over and mourn the events of November 8th, but fear not, the grieving gloves are off, and I’m ready to rumble. Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States.… Continue reading It’s Okay To Be Afraid

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More Shit To Be Grateful For

Bye Weeks Oh, Sweet Jesus, bye weeks. In many a football season, we dread the bye week, the loss of momentum. Saturday is the best day of the week for a reason—it’s gameday. But when you’re a 2-5 team under a coach whose face induces prolonged bouts of ire and vomit, gameday takes on a… Continue reading More Shit To Be Grateful For