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Category: Identity

Go Maties!

In America we love, obsess over, and even dedicate an entire day of the week to one sport: football. I grew up not only...
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Thought to Action

My concerns about Tel Aviv have proven true thus far. However, I have reconsidered my concerns, (mentioned in my first blog post), through a new...
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Back home?

It’s been a pretty consistent theme in my life that I don’t feel an intimate connection to a home, a place of belonging, nostalgia,...
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Within Reach

Max Sigal, Study Abroad ’18, Northwestern ’20 Integrated Science Program, Chemistry, Biological Sciences When I first entered Northwestern, I never dreamed that I would...
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Life-Changing Experience

During these past couple of weeks, things have been coming full circle for me. I’ve been really thinking about what the implications of ‘othering’...
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How can I be so nervous and excited at the same time?

I can not believe that I get this opportunity to go to Mexico City. I have always wanted to travel abroad but it has...
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Maybe too far from home?

I am back in the States, back at Northwestern. And the culture shock is back, too. As I said in my first blog post, being...
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Never Completely at Home Again

Upon arriving to America a few weeks ago, there were several thoughts floating in my mind. Angst for impending school, excitement to eat comfort...
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Sueños Vívidos

I recall my time in Barcelona like a vivid dream I had a couple of months ago. My tan has faded along with clear memories...
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Asian American in London

Only two weeks have gone by since I’ve arrived in the UK but I’ve already come to realize how much of a niche I’d...
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