Category: *Monica’s Blog

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Photo Post!

Heya readers . I have so much I want to share with you—BUT I CAN’T, because things keep happening! A truly delightful problem to have . I was inspecting my blog-notes-to-myself-ideas list, and then...


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Success!

Picture this. I’m sitting in the Cage, a fenced-off room at the edge of the Science Center. It marks the beginning of the Arumainayagam research lab domain; one wall has an open door leading...


We were in a class first year, first semester, though we weren't friends yet then. A whole year later, and then we were best buds. It's funny how friends happen.

Growing Up

There’s a part of me that rejoices in it, the fast pace, the demands from lots of directions. School’s picked up again, see, and I’m under pressure again—running out of time. A full draft...


Gabby and Tiff.

Spring Break!

Hey all! HAPPY DECISION LETTER DAY!!! I’m wishing the best for all of you. I’m writing you right now from San Jose, California, where I’m hanging out with my friends Tiffany and Gabby in...


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Freedom of Speech and Philosophy

There is nothing quite like fixating on a speaker with all your attention, straining to catch every idea as it bursts; to focus as thoughts fly at you, each sharp with crystalline intelligence. That...


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Shenanigans

Hey readers! So, it’s been a surprisingly busy week given that I only have two classes. …I’m actually kind of stuck on that fact, given that I’M NOT DOING ANYTHING BESIDES TWO CLASSES AND...