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Category: Identity

Affirmative Action, dit “Discrimination Positive”

  “What do you consider yourself?” “Probably a liberal.” “Oh well, you know we say that the American left is about the same as...
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My professors actually look like me…?

Unlike the many exchange students I’ve met in Singapore, who often tell me about how conspicuous they feel in their classes, I’m happy to...
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What 68 days In Germany can do.

2 months. 2 months of an amazing experience that I will never ever forget. I am so glad I am home, but I cannot...
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Berlin is so fabulous and gay!

Hey People! It’s been some weeks that I came to Berlin and it’s been an exciting adventure! In this blog entry I am going...
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Berlin is so lit!

I am so sorry for using the word “lit”. I know, I am a college student, I am 20 years old…but I just can’t...
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Interactions

To be frank, a large chunk of our South African experience was constricted to a very Western culture and style of living in South...
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Racism in Post-Apartheid South Africa

In 1994, South Africa officially ended apartheid, a period of segregation, violence, and discrimination on the basis of race. It is what Mandela and...
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Spring break in Cape Town

I came to Stellenbosch without taking any class on South African history, politics or culture, so the only things I knew were of the...
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Being Asian-American in South Africa

Before I came to South Africa, I assumed that I would experience at least a few uncomfortable moments due to my race. I surmised...
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Pre-Departure Thoughts

Within the past couple of months, it has been made clear that I am called into international Christian missions work. This is definitely not the...
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