Sometimes I feel like I live with a tiger in my house. I’ll wake up on days when both of my parents are home at the same time, and before I even go downstairs I can sense that the atmosphere is different. Sometimes shouting can be heard, sometimes stony silence. When I go downstairs, my […]Read More What We Always Tell Them (The Perception of Manhood)
Glee can be silly at times, it can be stupid at times, and it can be wrong at times-but even knowing that, I am sometimes still shocked by some of the things the characters say on that show, and get away with. Obviously characters are dynamic and not perfect, so it’s not a reflection of […]Read More LGGT Glee?
Pretend you’re taking a test in class one day. You have no idea what the answers are, but the extremely smart boy next to you isn’t using his cover sheet; his answers are right there in front of you. I mean, you know cheating is wrong, you’ve been told that all your life. But it’s […]Read More Rape Me Once, Shame On You
So today I did something that I’ve absolutely never done before. In all started innocuously enough; I casually mentioned to my friend that the only person who might be able to pick me up after school was my brother, since my parents were leaving today. I had already told her beforehand that my parents were going to […]Read More When Your Mask Becomes Too Thick
This is my miserable attempt to practice Spanish one day before half of my Spanish final exam. Below is my failed try to include 27 vocab words my teacher said we should know, randomly jumbled together to try to make a story (Edit: I’m going to be making sentences). I haven’t typed anything yet besides […]Read More Yo practico espanol; CUIDADOSO. ES MUY MALO
This text is brown, just like me. I’m a teenage girl who was born in the United States from two Indian immigrants. Some immigrants have stories of great accomplishment or terror; my parents have neither and that is something to be thankful for. I have many things to say on the topic of Indians, so […]Read More Insight to Indian Life