A Friend Original

“The universe has made it so that every seven years we are born again, Stardust trickling down to regenerate our tired bodies and souls, bringing forth new hope and possibilities atom-by-atom”. -Melissa Raynoha

A Hearty Declaration

To those who shut down my efforts realize I am passionate even within the confinements¬†of reality. I see no reason why anyone should render my values unjust. I care about the well-being of others as well as my self-respect. I am entitled to complete freedom as long as it does not infringe upon the rights…

Ode to Finals Week

Twas the night before finals, and all through the college, The students were praying for last minute knowledge. Most were quite sleepy, but none touched their beds, While visions of essays danced in their heads. In my own apartment, I had been pacing, And dreaded exams I soon would be facing. My roommate was speechless,…

It’s Called Rang

             Despite everyone wearing clothing of similar cultures a person was able to see the individuality of each and every person. An outfit spoke of simplicity in one’s everyday life and outgoingness or need for the company of others. There was elegance vs. life-like choppiness, bright vs. calm, and polished…

Picture Perfect at Punjabi Gala

¬†I remember spending hours to get dressed for this event. And I was glad to get ready with a friend. Sundus and I made sure to start getting dressed at least four hours in advance to do our hair, makeup, and nails. This event isn’t just about the open dance floor. We were excited as…