What will happen when everyone has a ‘social credit score?’

Written for UNC-Media Hub. All graphics by Meredith Wilson. A few years ago, a woman in Shanghai was on her way to work.  She made it to the high-speed train in time, but her husband was running late, so she made the train wait for 15 minutes so that he could board. Angry passengers reported the … Continue reading What will happen when everyone has a ‘social credit score?’

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Space Between

Have I spent enough quality time with my parents? Why haven’t I called him more? Why didn’t I just ask him how his day was going? Why haven't I asked to hear more stories from my grandparents? How much time is left? - Me, at 4 a.m. this morning. This happens to me a lot. … Continue reading Space Between

Jamaica: A Soothing, Insightful Paradise

As I sit here and reflect on the past week, I can’t help but feel overwhelmingly grateful and undeserving at the same time. Jamaica, its sunsets and smiling people made for a dream—but it’s time to face reality again. This includes knowing I only have approximately six weeks left of my college career—life comes at … Continue reading Jamaica: A Soothing, Insightful Paradise