The Weary Traveler

Guest Article Written by Tyrone Fleurizard Wingate University When I reached my boarding gate at the Hong Kong International Airport, I sat only for a minute before walking to the farthest charging station to call my homie, Tim. I was fatigued by the sixteen-hour flight from New York, and daunted by what I had noticed: … Continue reading The Weary Traveler

It Depends on Your Placement

Guest article by Nathan StaufferUniversity of Pennsylvania It depends on your placement.If you are fortunate enough to be selected as a Fulbright ETA in Malaysia, that phrase will plague your thoughts from the day you receive your grant letter until the second week of in-country orientation. At first, it may excite you because of the exhilarating … Continue reading It Depends on Your Placement

Processing Blackness

Guest article by Shima St. GermainAgnes Scott CollegeThe history with my race has been an exhausting roller coaster ride. It’s been riddled with questioning, conscious searching for belonging, impostor syndrome, hatred, lack of understanding, and a boat-load of confusion with myself, the world, and everything in between. There was a moment of perceived peace after … Continue reading Processing Blackness