Author Archives: Gracy Olmstead
About Gracy Olmstead
Gracy Olmstead is an associate editor at TAC. In addition to The American Conservative, she has written for The Washington Times, the Idaho Press Tribune, The Federalist, and Acculturated. Follow Gracy on Twitter @GracyOlmstead, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media in the age of Twitter tantrums and Facebook fear-mongering
A city built for millennials now struggles to make them stay.
How our loved ones can guide us, even after their death
Simplistic sound bites should deter the savvy voter—and the conscientious Christian.
Though it can become self-conscious and fake, proper curation provides an important service.
What the online and literary communities have in common
Online communities can be toxic—but we can escape (and even reform) them.
Tinder doesn’t just sell us short on love—it can also foil opportunities for new friendships.
In the age of of “trigger warnings” and Trump, we’ve lost a common standard for public discourse.
Why the GOP field seems empty and bleak to conservative millennials
How friendship saves the day in John Green’s latest film adapatation
The Planned Parenthood videos should prompt us to consider how we treat the unborn, and the women who carry them.
Sad tales of suicide should motivate us to reconsider our educational goals and methods.
Conservative realism has a champion in Reagan’s Swiss ambassador.
Why handwriting is much more than a cumbersome discipline
What Hillary Clinton—and much of society—gets wrong about the stay-at-home mom
It plays a distinctive role in an increasingly rootless academia
Why “progress” shouldn’t mean completely digitizing library archives
Why students’ choice of major often depends on their parents’ income—and why it matters
Homesickness is almost a necessary piece of the Fourth of July, as we grow older.← Older posts
from The American Conservative