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 […]More
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Sometimes students attend school and parents help out. Sometimes financial aid steps in and gives a helping hand. Some students, like most of the people I know, receive very little help from financially strapped parents and not enough from financial aid. That’s where trabajo comes into the picture. Here are some reasons why a parent […]More
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 […]More
I enjoy watching the show “What Would You Do?” with John Quinones (Free to watch online @ http://www.hulu.com/what-would-you-do). The premise of this show is to challenge everyday folk to step up and do the right thing. Although the best way to phrase something is “What Would You Do?” the real question is “What Should You Do?” […]More
POLL AT THE END! In this instance it is regarding car collisions. Before any cracks about my race are made, yes, I suck at driving. In this instance however I was very unfocused and emotionally drained. I simply accelerated slightly in a turning lane and bumped the car in front of my own. I am […]More
[UPDATE 8/21/12: Dyrewulf kindly pointed out to me the discrepancies between the story shared by WikiLeaks and the full video that was edited short to tell the story, so many thanks 🙂 I would like to say I don’t want to watch either video anymore than I already have and that the initial picture I received is […]More
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 […]More