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An Introvert’s Worst Nightmare, Catharsis, and Therapy

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Last First Week of High School

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The last thing I wanted to do on August 21 was walk back into the school that’s been tormenting with stress and drama for the past three years. I wasn’t nervous and I wasn’t sleep-deprived and I couldn’t care less about who would be in my classes because I knew my schedule was messed up beyond repair and there was nothing I could do without sacrificing the few classes I wanted to keep. To me, we never left the previous school year; we were merely coming back from an extremely long weekend and I fell right back into the routine. Continue reading “Last First Week of High School”

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review: Return of a Classic


“This is the Spidey movie we’ve been waiting for. It’s also the best Spider-Man movie of the bunch,” said Tufayel Ahmed of Newsweek. Continue reading “Spider-Man: Homecoming Review: Return of a Classic”

From Room 32B with Love

Room 32B in Holder Hall at Princeton University: where I hid for the majority of the first week of the 2017 JSA summer program. Being an introverted person, socializing was the last thing on my mind; I wanted to get a good grade in the class I chose and go back home immediately after. Now, I sit in a hotel room wondering which one of my new friends I should’ve ran away with any of the countless times we joked about it.

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