Multidisciplinary artist, writer, and journalism graduate whose creative practice bridges themes of home and queerness. they/them
How the Subway Restricts New Yorkers With Disabilities
How do New Yorkers with disabilities get around? Not easily. Chart the discrepancy between inaccessible and accessible stations in interactive maps and anecdotes and explore new tools for travel.
Featured in Cities on Medium.
What is Truth? First Place Entry
My first place entry for a campus-wide writing contest held by my university's Writing and Rhetoric Studies department. I was awarded 1st Place and $500 for an essay written in response to the prompt: What is Truth? late last Spring. The contest had us take a liberal arts approach and consider the question through a uniquely 21st Century lens.
I wrote about the March for Our Lives movement that had erupted in the recent weeks, Trump's cabinet and the unprecedented ability for social media to proliferate personal truth.
I Grew from the Abundance of Displacement and Identity
My personal essay for EFNIKS' "Diaspora" December cover story. I worked with an editor for two months on this essay - this is the final and published piece. The original pitch had me tracing queerness through my familial lineage.
Queer & POC in Therapy: "In the Wrong Place"
I’m unsure when I walk into therapy for the first time. It’s free on-site college counseling. Nothing fancy, and my therapist seems gay. Subconsciously, I relax. Through the three free sessions my expensive private university allows per semester I divulge some kind of sense of soul to this stranger. He tells me I have “an anxiety problem” that manifests in bodily shivers, sweat, and phantom pressures on my chest, forehead and ears. I tell him my chest, forehead and ears are the most unrealize...
Meet Yoona, Head of Clinical Modeling and Analytics
"Yoona Kim envisions a world where innovative technology meets medicine..."
My profile and interview of Yoona Kim, a leader in the digital technology field. I talk to her about her groundbreaking work at Proteus Digital Health where she's helped spearhead digestible pills that would help medical practitioners monitor patient health automatically.
My other profiles at Gladeo, a K-12 educational non-profit aimed at providing career education to young students, can be viewed at https://journalismdan.wordpress.com/publications/ under "Gladeo Spotlights."
The Hofstra Chronicle
Work spanning my career as a Staff Writer, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor, Assistant Editorial Editor and Editorials Editor. Covered all sections of newspaper (News, Arts & Entertainment, Features and Editorial) excluding Sports in 50+ articles.
Study Breaks Magazine Authors Page
Collected work from Summer 2016 internship at Study Breaks Magazine where I wrote three pitches and one 1000+ word article weekly while bicycling across the Northeast and Canada for charity.