Grace Funk

 Grace Funk, senior, is honored to serve as Editor-in-Chief for The OLu MUSE this year. In addition to The MUSE, Grace is Co-President of OLu’s Ambassador team where she enjoys representing her school to the community. She writes across genres, from poetry to prose to nonfiction. In her free time, Grace loves to read, watch baseball (Go Dodgers!), and travel with her family. Her favorite books include the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness, and her favorite fictional character from any book is Elizabeth Bennet.

 

More of Grace Funk’s Work:

  • Conspiracy Theories: Lessons Learned (or Not?) - “The purpose of leaders [is] to subvert our society and subject us not only to the loss of our property but the destruction of ourselves and the desolation of our …
  • In Georgia, the Election Is Nowhere Near Over - For most of the country, elections—national, state and local—were over sometime during the week of November 3. It was a harrowing week for Americans as the fate of the nation …
  • The Electoral College Is Bad for Democracy - The person with the most votes wins. Right? Wrong.  In America, the popular vote—the total number of votes for one presidential candidate—does not determine the election. Rather, the Electoral College …
  • Us and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad…Year? - January was promising . . . Until that fateful day When news broke of a helicopter crash Kobe and Gianna were taken away. — Iraqi general hit with drone strike …
  • Your Voice – Your Vote - The right to vote: the cornerstone of our democracy. People have given their lives so that we may have this cherished right, so that we may have our voices heard.   …
  • The Gender Wage Gap Is Real - A woman earned 79 cents for every dollar a man made in 2019, according to data from Payscale. An Asian woman earned 93 cents for every dollar earned by a …
  • Got Integrity? Let’s Ask the Houston Astros. - When Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles and an Olympic medal, he was stripped of his titles and bronze medal and banned from participating …
  • The (Unexpected) Polarizing Nature of Hallmark Movies - Twinkling bright lights, fragrant pine trees, and steaming mugs of hot chocolate. Ahhhhhh…this is how we know Christmas is right around the corner. Oops. I forgot one (and some may …
  • Foreign Reporting: A Dangerous Business - In July, while studying at the New York Times Summer Academy, I had the opportunity to take an in-depth look at what it is like to be assigned to the …
  • Come One, Come All: A Letter from the Editor - By Grace Funk Welcome back, readers, to the second year of The OLu MUSE! I cannot wait to see what the year has in store for all of us. As …
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