I chose aviation studies because I’d never heard of a female pilot who was also a refugee.
Elizabeth Warren sparks a new rallying cry.
Fighting complacency in the Trump era, & more.
Some comfort at the end of an unpredictable year.
The symbols are headed to museum walls.
A goodbye from Marah.
Cultural assimilation, astrology, and the romanticization of depression.
Banned from a parent’s house, and fighting for refuge in Europe.
Transferring schools, other people’s expectations, and life after war.
The First Family’s historic visit. Plus: The Syrian refugee crisis, cultural appropriation, creative writing, and more.
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