By Yurii Sokolov — College of The Albermarle
In this article, Yurii describes the heavily corrupted society of Ukraine. He…
By Susana Castillo, JE’17
In “Una vida transitoria”, Susana Doen sheds light upon her experience as a Mexican exchange student and how it helped her understand the transient nature of life.
By Joey Lew, BK’17
This sestina is a 39 line poem that seeks to create a sense of rhythm and rhyme via a rotation of six repeating end words. The author explores the sense of purposelessness and suspension of normality inherent in transitions.
Nolan Phillips, TC’18
Many of us have read the stories of Syrian refugees as told by the Humans of New York Facebook page. Nolan Phillips reflects on why the HONY refugee series is so effective, and so…
By Héctor Hernández, BK’19
In this piece, Hector discusses how his experience of air travel has contributed to his conception of identity.
By Sophie Ménard, ES’19
How Hebrew helped me transition to college by preserving the memories from my adolescence and helping me build new ones in an unfamiliar context.
By Polina Puzacheva — Moscow State University
In transit again, I decide to try and enjoy the present moment instead of falling, as usual, into a state of tormented waiting. I put my earphones in my bag, turn my phone off, and watch the people around me…
By Natasha Titenkova
In the article “Along the Fragile Line”, Natasha reflects on her experiences during her first trip to America through the prism of the tragedy that took a life of a student.
By Anna Evtushenko — Yale-NUS
Both poems have to do with the author’s understanding of life, an amazing yet incomprehensible journey that has been made possible by the tiny occurrences one may call fate. One thing is certain, though: we…
By Ho Kyeong Jang, PC ‘17
In a letter to his childhood friend, Jang delves into the emotional vulnerabilities of those who are always in transit. The feeling of losing friends, family, and home is captured in the contrast between whisky and Soju — a cheap Korean liquor.