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U is for University (Day)

Youth Day, celebrated in South Africa annually on 16 June, commemorates the 1976 Soweto Uprising, in which students in the Soweto township during the

What is Your Qadr?

Back in college, one of the most influential moments I recall was when Professor Tamara Sonn explained the concept of qadr in relation to

What I learned from rejection

I had my first big rejection last week. I mean big. The crushing, leaves you speechless type of rejection. In February, I submitted a

The Anti-list Manifesto

Ten things every human should know: Love is the essence of life and all understanding Spend time with yourself You will get out of

9 Things No One Tells You at the College

To my incredibly talented and inspiring Tribe Family: You’re not going to get straight A’s anymore. It’s a terrible thing to realize, as many

The Hand You’re Dealt

Sometimes we find ourselves in an unpredictably difficult bind trying to figure out what move we are going to play next. We weigh the

When the Real World Shuts Down

Walking through the streets of Washington, D.C. there is an air of uncertainty that permeates all that we do these days. This uncertainty is

7 Helpful Tips for the Job Search

Long gone are the days of cold calling (and emailing)! It’s time to take matters into your own hands, with a refreshed perspective. By

W is for Wedding

In two days, I am flying from Johannesburg, South Africa to Washington D.C. to celebrate my best friend Allison’s wedding in northern Virginia.  This