Preparing Our Minds and Hearts for This New Chapter of 2020 by Mayana Nell Torres

Like a lot of you, I am battling with the fact that school has relocated to the same place I’ve spent the last few months, home. Home has become a blessing, but I have caught myself having a bittersweet connection with it. We have had to rework our understanding of what home means to us and how we thought we were going to experience this fall.

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Pride and Shame: A Harikatha From Becoming My Identity (Part 2) by Hari Venkatachalam

“Hari Like Hardee’s” School Days “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly  than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”  – Bhagavad Gita ​Reading my writings from my younger school days, it is quickly apparent what my interests were. My love for mystery, ancient cultures, and science fiction filled the…

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Pride and Shame: A Harikatha From Becoming My Identity (Part 1) by Hari Venkatachalam

In 2019, an organization called “Super Happy Fun America” organized what they called a “straight pride parade,” along the lines of the annual Boston Pride. I remember hearing about it while having lunch with a friend. He came across the news article while lazily scanning through posts on Facebook. “Straight pride?” he asked incredulously, nearly…

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