Breaking from tradition

Cal in Color

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The family practices I saw on “Full House” and other American TV shows couldn’t apply to my own family because of our drastic cultural differences.
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Head to head: Campus combat

The Sidebar

In terms of resources, it’s probably safe to say that UC Berkeley is better. But in terms of own experience, I flip flop. My loyalty feels torn between here and there.
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O body, where art thou?

The Person Inside

By linking the neuroscience of autism with observations of my functioning, I am better able to understand my everyday challenges.
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Sex without regrets

Sex on Tuesday

If you talk about sex, you automatically become “the sex person.” Suddenly, I am no longer a prospective engineer or an amateur singer, but I am merely conflated to “that person who overshares her sexual experiences.”
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Compulsion complexity

The Person Inside

Engaging in these behaviors brings about a mixture of emotions. On one level, they are strangely comforting. At the same time, these behaviors are highly annoying, irritating and exhausting.
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An X-rated lesson

Sex on Tuesday

The truth is, even though I was probably afraid of penises most of all, I was still pretty terrified of bodies in general at that point, including my own.
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No longer deferred from travel

Document This

My sister and I had always shared the strong desire to travel. Naturally, when we received our first California IDs, the first thing we did was research to confirm that they could be used for traveling.
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