On Writing Again

When it eats you up slowly, it’s as if the first things to go are your brain and the ideas and the wonderful thoughts. It is then replaced by harrowing images of things you’re trying to get away from, reminding you everyday that you’re a person incapable of providing sense and meaningful prose to the world. […]

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Death Up Close

When I was 10 years old, I had to go through one of the toughest ordeals of my life: a life and death situation. That was the first time that I had such cold feelings, crying as I held my mom’s hand, clinging to comfort. That was my first encounter with death. The second time was when […]

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Nicola Yoon Talks About ‘Everything, Everything’ and the Popularity of Young Adult Novels

Young adult novels have provided us with stories that have tackled diversity, romances, and illnesses. The genre has never been afraid to wrap itself around the cliche that many people think it is, but many YA novels have burst out of this stereotype altogether. Debut author Nicola Yoon is a hopeless romantic and a proud member of We Need Diverse […]

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Introdcing Safetipin: The Indian App That Uses Crowdsourcing to Get Women Home Safely

It’s just a sad fact of life that rape happens all over the world. Even with the campaigns against sexual assault and the constant reminders of obtaining sexual consent, the rate of crimes involving rape are still far from lessening — mostly felt in developing countries. It’s especially appalling and alarming to know that, in India, a […]

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