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It’s a perfect monsoon to brood over the past and write about it while sipping a cup of chai.  Don’t we all have experiences that helped us blossom into new flowers facing the sun? I sit here peacefully imagining the past where I had my first lesson of friendship, my first lesson of trust, my...
I hate the pressures of social media—to express your view and then hit send. Do you know how many times overthinkers like me feel the weight of our somewhat insignificant words before pressing ‘send’? I hate curating my image on Instagram; yet, I do it like I don’t have a choice. So when this year...
I have lived in a small town my whole life. Since I was a kid, I knew I would have to move out for college. A great deal of preparation went into making sure I got into a good college and out of this small, orthodox town. A year has passed, we are still here...
in a move no one saw coming the world suddenly came to a halt so did all our plans- we’d thought a new journey awaits us it’s finally time to escape home and everything rotten that comes with it the world, however, chose to come to a halt and with it, so did our plans....
My parents first mentioned SCMC in an attempt to pacify my lambasts as I sat 6000 miles away from them. There I was, a journalism student halfway through my degree in Sydney, unsatisfied with my course and horrified at the fees it demanded. It was in that moment of anger that I decided to make...
For the longest time I lived like a doll, existing the way I was supposed to be. I thought I chose it, but little did I know some choices didn’t belong to me. Pushed to fit into a box, because how could I ever be different? So for their convenience and maybe mine too I...
my obsession with flowers began around the same time as my obsession with girls but only one of them felt wrong. i caught myself bunking classes to sleep on fresh grass in gardens. i spent my afternoons sitting and staring at the old-fashioned hibiscus she never said a word, but blushed in return the golden...
Content Warning: Mentions of sexual assault, homophobia, conversion therapy, slurs Quite often, the scientific experiments that we are supposed to be shown in class are only skimmed over theoretically, in a hurry, to finish the syllabus. The lack of practical experience and understanding thereon affects our ability to grasp concepts in higher standards. Surprisingly, this...
Content Warning: Slur usage Even before I had started writing this article, I made a mental note of a few things. Write the article on Google Docs Write the article on Google Docs only so that I can share it with my editor, without having to download it on my laptop. Why do I need...
aka why that one ace character in Sex Education wasn’t enough. It was in early 2020, and I was taking a shower when my roommate thudded excitedly on the bathroom door. “You have to see this!” she said— we were watching the show Sex Education at the time, as the second season had just come...
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