A place without walls

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But as the semester continued, I noticed that even though the campus doesn’t have any walls, people’s minds are filled with barriers.
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2 homes are better than 1

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But my long-term relationship with Berkeley was very questionable. As a consequence, I felt my sense of “home” becoming increasingly ambiguous. Home is where the heart is, right? But what if my heart falls in love with a place that was never meant to be permanent for me?
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Breaking through the Berkeley bubble

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When I lived in Monterrey, I had been surrounded by people with the same beliefs and the same culture. Now I was coming to a new country — specifically the liberal state of California — and I thought that a diverse community would automatically mean that everyone had an open mind.
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The way back home

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Everything was different. Or rather, everything was the same and I was the one who had changed. I just didn’t feel like I fit in anywhere.
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