Stand Up, Fight Back

Within less than a week, I participated in my first two protests. On Saturday, January 21, 2017, my roommate, Michelle, and I marched in the New York City Women’s March, with a couple of our friends and another couple hundred thousand people. We went at 4pm, when unregistered marchers were supposed to show up, and even though it was near

Terror

Writing has always been cathartic for me. I’ve always believed in the power of getting words down on paper and letting the emotions out. Blogging and sharing my thoughts helped me with my anxieties, and I hoped that my anxiety-induced writing would put another voice on the table in regards to the MIT experience. I took a long hiatus. Today,

We Did It!

Me and my papa at commencement! Graduating from MIT was bittersweet. To be honest, I was kind of expecting myself to cry. I cried like a baby during my high school graduation, so why would graduating from MIT be any different? I guess the difference was that I wasn’t totally mentally ready to leave high school when I left –

Perfect Pitch: Designing Games for Educational Purposes

I’ve always been really interested in education, but especially so since my sister was born. Suddenly, understanding how child development worked and observing her learning patterns and what she responded to became so important to me, which then developed into wanting to learn more about education and helping children everywhere succeed regardless of circumstances. Children are our future. Considering that

New York City in Munchies

In Canada, kids get Good Friday and the Monday after Easter off from school, so my family and I flew down to New York to spend the weekend. This means that this is the third month in a row in which I have been in New York. This also means that I have been in New York once a month