“U.S. drags feet on ratifying UN treaty on women’s rights,” The Chicago Tribune, Perspective Section, Sunday, June 13, 2004


“President Bush, Have You Ever Been in Love?”  St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 15, 2004


“U.S. can learn from Mideast,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer (simultaneous run of my Shirin Ebadi oped) December 9, 2003


“Iranian Sets High Standard,” The Miami Herald (simultaneous run of my Shirin Ebadi oped) December 9, 2003


“Women’s Rights in Mideast?  How about here in U.S.?”  The Sacramento Bee, December 8, 2003


“Silver Boxes,” Fiction, Vol. 19 No. 1, Finalist, 2003 Short Story Competition.


“La << X Generation>> americana fa I conti con l’islam” (Gen X and Terrorism piece re-printed in interview format by renowned Italian journalist, Ivana Arnaldi, for one of largest papers in Italy) October 29, 2003


“Gen X Cares about meeting world’s concerns,” The Detroit News, September 25, 2003 (reprint of Boston Globe piece)                                                                                                                                 


"White Woman's Burden,", September 24, 2005 (simultaneous run of Little India essay)


“War on Terrorism Hits Home for Generation X,” The Boston Globe, September 10, 2003


“The Courage to Love,” Little India (largest circulating Indian publication in America) March, 2003


“Bearded-Lady Saint Offers Comfort to a Generation in Waiting,” The Los Angeles Times, May 28, 2002


“Avoiding the bearded lady’s fate,” The Charlotte Observer, June 1, 2002 (simultaneous run of Los Angeles Times commentary) 


“Life Support: Happily Married, Someday,” The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 5, 2002 (simultaneous run of my Los Angeles Times commentary)


“Why Not Welcome Nation’s Evolution?” The Baltimore Sun, December 28, 2001


“The Phone Call,” Downstate Story Magazine, Winter Issue, 2002


“The Last Dance,” Oxygen, March 17, 2000


“Watershots,” The Armchair Aesthete, Literary Magazine, Winter 2000, Issue 12


“Tossing Darts,” Indianapolis Woman, May 1999


“City widens marijuana limit for medicinal use,” The Chicago Tribune, Thursday, July 23, 1998.


“Trial by Fire: Internships are a Vital Way to Set Yourself Apart from the Competition,” The Chicago Tribune, Sunday, March 15, 1998


“Ten Ways I Was Brought up Right,” ParentGuide News, January 1998


“Reasons Why Gen-Xers Don’t Vote,” The Indianapolis News, November 1996

“No Boys Allowed,” Blue Jean Magazine, September/October 1996


“No Boys Allowed,” excerpted in book Blue Jean: What Young Women are Thinking, Saying & Doing