Notes from a friendlier classroom

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Most of all, I walk into my final year at a university that has given me so much with the knowledge that sometimes, lessons aren’t in textbooks or free solutions to problem sets on Chegg.
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An elegy for all the R’s I rolled

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I want to extend this advice to all readers: In this lockdown, watch some movies from different parts of your parents’ countries — or even your friends’. 
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Privilege amid pandemic

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This is my plea to people across the world, and especially those in India who have the privilege to practice social distancing: Do your part.
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And the world went airborne

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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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When women lead

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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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