Melisa

Software Developer & Illustrator

Short Hair & Identity

A lot of girls are afraid of getting a short haircut (this is going to sound very dramatic) because identity is closely linked to appearance. I love my short haircut and I was very hesitant of getting it because I have such a round face. Long hair framing your face can provide the illusion of […]

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Getting Mugged

Okay, so I don’t consider my encounter with girls who tried to steal my cell phone a successful muggery. I call it an attempted muggery. Here’s how it went down on June 24th, 2012: Me: “blah blah blah” (not actual words) -talking on the phone with my boyfriend (Ex-boyfriend), sitting by the sidewalk right in […]

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Thank You, Urgs

I want to offer my most sincere token of gratitude to the horrible people I have met in my life. The ones who try to put me down, jab at my feelings, insult me, try to lower my standing among my peers and who work hard at succeeding at nothing more than being bad people. […]

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Welcome to the Experience

Hello Reader, My name is Melisa Im. I am 19 as of this moment, maybe 20 by Korean standards, but just 19 by American or Argentinean standards that I follow. I am a student at UC Berkeley, but also of life and experience. I am thankful for all the amazing things that have occurred in […]

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