A rant to remember

Confessions of a moderator

This, I realized, was a case of doxxing: publishing private and identifying information about a person on the internet.
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As-salaam alaikum everyone

Fresh off the BART

 I’m done conforming. I’m done having people who do nothing to understand my culture claim to represent me. And I don’t think I’m the only one.
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And the world went airborne

Something to write home about

Every day is a ping-pong game with my family back in India about whether or not I should decide to hop on a 22-hour direct flight back home because who knows if it is safe to travel?
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Slackonometrica

Pop Vulture

Business communications platforms have always struggled with the appropriate amount of transparency. Email is too life-threateningly dull for a real group conversation; does everyone need to know or care about why you canceled this week?
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Culture shock at UC Berkeley

Cal in Color

Berkeley was never too far away from home, and even though I rarely visited, I didn’t think it would be that different from Oakland — but it was.
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Berkeley famous

Confessions of a moderator

“You know, looking at your name, I almost thought you were the ‘Overheard Guy,’ ” she said.
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How nice is sugar and spice?

Fresh off the BART

This disastrous miscarriage of health management is built upon a health care industry that too often caricatures its patients and treats them with a one-size-fits-all mindset.
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When women lead

Something to write home about

I am the youngest member of my family of four. For years, I wanted to do exactly what my sister did — wear her clothes, listen to her music, read her books.
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