Here to fight.

I am in a war and on many battlefields. Who am I fighting against? What am I fighting for? How am I going to fight? Why am I fighting? These are the questions that I consistently ask myself yet, I still do not know the answers. However, there is one answer that I...

I am here, both frightened and empowered.

“I am both frightened and empowered (as the few students of color on campus)” N.G.*, a first year student, shared to the prospective students in the room. And I thought to myself, wow, that is also me. At this predominantly white institution, I am frighten as a...

I had no friends during the first week of college.

During Colorado College’s Admitted Student Open House, an admitted student who I was playing ping pong with asked me, “If you don’t make friends during your first week of college, are you doomed?” I looked confusedly at her and thought to myself why would you be...
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