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Jinwoo

Jinwoo

Last week at Starbucks, the employee taking my order didn’t ask for my name. Instead, he looked down at the credit card I’d just given him, and after a moment’s pause, wrote the name he found onto the cup. I felt an urge to say something, but with a line[Read More…]

by August 12, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
An Open Letter to Ham, The Chubby Kid from ‘The Sandlot’

An Open Letter to Ham, The Chubby Kid from ‘The Sandlot’

I think I realized for the first time that I was overweight when I was eight years old. I was not a child who paid much attention to the shape of people’s bodies until around then. Before this unfortunate realization, there were simply some things I noticed about my own[Read More…]

by July 27, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Day We Became Five

The Day We Became Five

Our family used to have a dog. Sometimes, I almost forget what he looked like, what he sounded like, or even what he smelled like. It has been five years since a change of jobs and an impending move to the city made us realize that we, as much we[Read More…]

by July 14, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Photograph

The Photograph

Last year, my older brother graduated from law school. I don’t remember if he’d secured a job by then. Knowing him, my guess would have to be that he had. Anyway, early on a Friday morning, my parents and I made the four hour drive from New York to Boston[Read More…]

by June 29, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Letting Go Of Half-truths

Letting Go Of Half-truths

At my freshman NSO welcome session, I told people that I was from Princeton, New Jersey — even though I hadn’t lived there in close to two years. To be fair, it was half-true. I was as “from Princeton” as I could have been without actually being “from Princeton,” because[Read More…]

by June 15, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top