Kayla Nguyen

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Kayla is a Senior studying Biological Anthropology and Arabic. She is from a small town in Wisconsin--her inspiration for coming to Boston.
When she's not writing blog articles, she enjoys cooking, watching movies with giant bowls of popcorn, and considering going to the gym.

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Do you hear what I hear?

Do you hear what I hear?

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mr. Drumpf you don’t fight for us. But we don’t need you to. What we need is an America that sees us and an America that hears us.

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To My Little Sisters

To My Little Sisters

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being classy doesn’t mean conforming, it means knowing yourself and valuing and honoring that knowledge.

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Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

Is The Peace Corps A Cop Out?

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are not constantly re-examining what your experience in a developing country taught you, if you are not constantly questioning how global systems interact, then you are no better than the modern “voluntourist.”

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So, You Have a Black Friend?

So, You Have a Black Friend?

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to be racist to promote racism, though.

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No Pain, No Gain, Shut Up and (Relax)

No Pain, No Gain, Shut Up and (Relax)

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We live in a society where our appearances are valued to such a degree that sometimes we forget just how hard we have to push to do the everyday, necessary mundane tasks that allow us to stay afloat.

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For the Love of History

For the Love of History

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yeah all these old, dead, White guys paved the path to creating the United States as we know it now, but why did I care?

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Stop calling “It” “She”

Stop calling “It” “She”

| August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

For anyone who doesn’t know, shoes aren’t women.

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The Struggle of Being a Woman: What’s Not Being Said

The Struggle of Being a Woman: What’s Not Being Said

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

We need to start recognizing that it’s okay for a woman to say something negative on fashion without it necessitating an “insider’s look” at a woman’s self esteem.

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Ways to Procrastinate on Homework and Feel Good About It

Ways to Procrastinate on Homework and Feel Good About It

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Trying to avoid doing homework or some other unsavory task? Check out this list of ways to waste time and still feel good about it.

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