College: That Kind of Week

You have three exams, one paper, two major extracurricular commitments, an interview, etc. Not to mention you have to eat, sleep, stay hydrated, and do so much more. No wonder college students are some of the most stressed individuals in the world. That may be an exaggeration, but I firmly believe that the college lifestyle […]

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Spring Break 2018 + Word Vomit

SPRING BREAK, where did you go? I didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye. Before spring break I felt like I was dying. I had a million exams, some papers, extracurricular commitments, and just so much more. I thought I was about to shatter into a million pieces; it was absolutely crazy. When I’m […]

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Reflections: More Violence, Less Lives

Not a dessert, just some thoughts. Sadness. Confusion. Heartbreak. On Wednesday, a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and pulled out a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle. With that weapon, suspect, Nikolas Cruz, killed 17 people. 17 people.  These people were children, brothers, sisters, students, faculty — human. This was the 18th school shooting in America for the […]

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Prom {with pictures}

Wow, wow, wow! That’s really all I can say. This year has flown by, and I’m in shock. I graduate on Saturday, go to college orientation in June, and then I start my freshman year in August. AHH. Anyway this weekend I went to my high school prom. At the beginning of the school year, I […]

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My Country

My family, friends, and memories are in my country. My beliefs, aspirations, and motivation are in my country. My past, present, and future are in my country. My country is a place where everyone should be able to live a life with choice; a life with freedom; a life with individual value. My country is my […]

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College Decision (!!!)

I’ve been so excited to finally write and publish this post. Something about reading/hearing my friend’s college announcements makes me so happy.   It’s finally my turn. Everyone who lives close to me already knows where I’ll be for the next 4 years, but I’ve always considered my readers (you) friends– even though we’ve never met.  […]

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The Election Through the Eyes of the Future 

Happiness. Sadness. Frustration. These may be some feeling you are experiencing as an American today. This election has been a roller coaster. There have been ups and downs and twists and turns. It has been overwhelming to say the least. As the daughter of Muslim immigrants, this election has been especially eventful. Living in a […]

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