The intersection of Asian achievement culture and a toxic academic environment is a destructive combination—and no one is talking about it.
This piece combines coming-of-age with American politics around reproductive rights.
A spoken word piece concerning Asian hate crimes and the feeling of being the next victim.
In the first episode of Eternal Discourse, a podcast centered on complex social issues, Salma and Ashley cover the Stanford Prison Experiment, the unethical psychological demonstration conducted by professor Philip Zimbardo in 1971.
This project includes excerpts from a working anthology in progress. I included three poems which I feel represent the shaping of my femininity. I attempted to contrast my relationship with my mother, father and stepfather with interactions between myself and men in the world. Alongside these poems, I drew rough sketches which I felt best accompanied these poems. I have always loved to doodle, but have always confined them to the margins of my math homework. I got out of my comfort zone by merging the media of writing and art.
The U.S.S.R. military undertook a secret global mapping program that endeavored to create maps of areas around the world. These maps were incredibly detailed yet the cartographers in the Soviet program made mistakes.
This poem was inspired by the March 9 workshop “Think Like an Elite Athlete.” It explores the game Technopocalypse and its attempt to rid our addiction to technology.
This personal essay is a core memory of Summer 2019.
A poem that tackles surface-layer Black characters and urges Black humanity.
A poem that takes a new view on The Table (a common standard for minorities to strive for).
I’ve always been interested in world-building, so for my project, I’ve mapped out and explored the stories of four key places in a world I will use to explore nuanced identity.
This is a podcast segment discussing the reasons why there is a mental health crisis in schools.
Blue indicates many notions, more chaotically, heightening the euphoria and dysphoria of a relationship to the independent entity of nature. “The Blue Book:” encompasses a lesson learned from a peaceful world, the loudest voice.
What’s the cost? And how do we decide?
I discuss my devotion to and fascination with neuroscience while comparing it to religion.