Seize The Day

I spent last weekend either giggling because I was almost done with college applications or crying because I was so stressed out. Although it’s been about two months since I’ve had the title “senior,” I can say that I’ve experienced enough of high school to…

My Answer Hasn’t Changed

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I remember being asked this question for the first time in the first grade. “I want to become a doctor!” and twelve years later my answer has not changed. In the first grade I wanted…

From Lemon Groves to Butcher Shops

The wheels of our luggage rolled across the smooth, polished floors of the airport. In July of this past summer, my dream of traveling the world with my friends became a reality. After winning the Glocal Challenge last year, an innovative project for students at…

Introducing Georgia Lou!

Hey there! My name is Georgia Lou and I am a first year at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. As of right now, I am an intended Biology and Anthropology major on the pre-health track, but I am definitely open and excited to explore new…

A Small Price to Pay

Being raised by religious immigrant parents has shaped the person I am today. My parents are Muslims who emigrated from Sudan to America in their teens. I was raised surrounded by the Sudanese culture. My mother always cooks Sudanese food and burns Sudanese incense in…