Five reminders to graduates

Convocation is around the corner. Before you know it, you’re walking across that stage, celebrating your four years of hard work, and immediately expected to become a full functioning adult in society. Suddenly, you’re faced with a swarm of questions. Do you have a job yet? What’s next? How much debt are you in now? […]

Life of a college dropout

Since my last article on being a college dropout, I’ve gotten a few questions on what’s been helping me to navigate through the dropout life. There’s no doubt that this is the hardest part of my life so far. I’m in a constant battle with myself, questioning if I made the right decision or just […]

My Baby, BunBun

When I turned 12 years old, my parents and Tati brought home a fuzzy,  2-year-old Cashmere Lop named BunBun. She was precious. Her small floppy ears were charcoal grey. She had the cutest little black nose; she was my baby girl. BunBun couldn’t be more perfect for our family–she loved to eat, sleep and snuggle up […]

Understanding cultural cringe

When faced with the question, “Where are you from?”, I tell people that I come from Mauritius. However, Mauritians are themselves a product of generations and generations of immigrants from the UK, France, India, China, and Africa–much like any island colonized by the British and/or French. With that being said, I’m predominantly Chinese-Mauritian followed by […]

Bloom by Estée Lalonde

I remember the first time I watched one of Estée Lalonde’s videos and thinking, “I could listen to her speak for hours.” I was immediately captivated by how different her YouTube channel was from other beauty/lifestyle YouTubers. Whenever I watch her videos, I feel like we’re FaceTiming. I was ecstatic when I found out she was Canadian […]

A New Year’s Revolution

We’ve all set New Year’s resolutions in the past, but how about a New Year’s revolution? I never took my resolutions seriously but now that I’m nearly done school, I want to get organized and prepare for the future. I was in a completely different place in my life last year: I was just finishing […]