Category: In the Community

Down Time for the Mind

In the past few weeks, I have noticed that my mind tends to keep going. Even on late nights deep in the week, after reading and writing and extracurriculars, my mind keeps churning when I want it to slow down. I lay awake for a while and try and settle the thoughts. I tried counting […]

Starting Second Semester

Between finals and the end of break, life seemed like a blur. Before I knew it, I was on my way back to Boston for Lawyering Lab. Lawyering lab is a unique, week-long opportunity to put skills into practice. Students are divided into teams that will work together all week representing one side or another. […]

The Space Saver Conundrum

With the first major snow event of the season occurring last weekend, space savers once again entered the stream of conscious for many Boston residents. Residents who must park their cars in crowded neighborhoods such as Allston, Brighton and Jamaica Plain often use a variety of items such as garbage cans and lawn chairs to […]

It’s Raining Men(tors)

Hallelujah, it’s raining mentors. As I continue navigating through my first year in law school, I am continually reminded of just how different it is from my past experiences. Having to contend with what feels like mountains of reading, hunting for summer positions, and writing briefs and memorandums is maybe a little on the exhausting […]

Eye on the Prize

Intersession felt like cherry blossom season in Japan: a time of togetherness, a profusion of color, an ephemeral celebration. Before I knew it, I was back in Boston for Lawyering Lab, a rigorous week where 1Ls get a taste of transactional law. We practiced counseling clients, analyzing and drafting contracts, and negotiating the terms of […]