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Writing my own story

Alien on Campus

I craved more narratives about people whose winters were not full of snow — the stories of people in my own country and in different parts of the world.
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Making a name for myself

Alien on Campus

That afternoon, my friends and I came up with Andra, which both originated from my first name and would sound less foreign in the United States. And just like that, I was baptized.
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Decolonize yourself

You chose aspiring to whiteness over aspiring to something greater than yourself. We must decolonize our goals, our means of success, and our mentality.
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