Marlena Trafas

Marlena Trafas recently graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in political economy. She has written for her campus’s online culture magazine, The Weekender, and the San Francisco based publication, Lone Wolf Magazine. After interning during summer 2017 for the Humanist magazine, she will next be working at a speechwriting firm in New York.

Posts by Marlena Trafas

Total Eclipse of the Smart?

“I’m not a person of faith, but even so, the sun’s reappearance as the moon drew away seemed like the first line of Genesis... Read More

Religious Humor and Its Discontents

In Seinfeld’s 153rd episode, “The Yada Yada,” Jerry’s dentist converts to Judaism and begins to make Jewish-themed wisecracks, so much so, Jerry quips that... Read More