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The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

Sometimes, it’s the little moments in passing that unite us most.

What I Learned From My Extended Family

What I Learned From My Extended Family

My conjoined family is what is rooted behind everything I do and care for, and my most cherished memories are with them. However I can’t say I’ve always appreciated them, and it wasn’t until the summer of 2007, when I had to live with them, that I had to.

Two Doors Diverged in a Green and Yellow Wood

Two Doors Diverged in a Green and Yellow Wood

On dealing with an 18 year long culture shock.

My UnfairAndLovely Story

My UnfairAndLovely Story

There is just something fundamentally wrong with telling someone that her skin is too dark and that she has to do something about it.

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Intersecting Identities: Gender and Socioeconomic Status

Intersecting Identities: Gender and Socioeconomic Status

Reflections on social identity.

Avatars: The Legend of College

Avatars: The Legend of College

In which Aaraf ponders the myth of self-discovery amidst “the college experience.”

In A World Not My Own

In A World Not My Own

April 19, 2013: My first impression of Boston was of a closed and silent city during the Marathon bombing manhunt.

The Day I Went to Not Attend PAX East 2015

The Day I Went to Not Attend PAX East 2015

It’s been a year now, and I still remember the emotions I felt the day I went to not attend PAX East 2015.

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Over the years, I have developed a number of little techniques that help me embrace the challenges of each new day.

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A Letter to my Grandmother

A Letter to my Grandmother

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This is what I want to say to the grandmother I never really had a close relationship with.

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Appropriating Grief

Appropriating Grief

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There’s a difference between sharing sympathy in the face of a tragedy and appropriating the grief of a tragedy that isn’t yours.

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The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

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Sometimes, it’s the little moments in passing that unite us most.

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The Things that Make Me “Me”

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Don’t get lost in your resume.

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One day, your internet friend doesn’t log back on.

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