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Woman

By Katery Castelan Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics There has never been anything more admiring. You are complex. The way you define yourself is more than what anyone else can bear Yet it shines right through you. You know what you are, you know what you hold. You are The woman you once [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

Thoughts on Interconnectedness

By Levi Lamb Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics Isolation, such a commonly used word. But do I feel isolated? How can you not, lonely nights, tragic deaths. Constant reminders that this is your life. And you shape it the way you want. Yes, I feel isolated, even though there are many in my [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments

Pushed Forward by the Past

By Tahera Uddin Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics I sat across from a man in a NYC subway who stood out from everyone else. It wasn’t how he was dressed, what he was saying or doing that caught my attention. This man was sad. Very sad. There are a lot of unhappy people [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

Chasing Perfection

By Mohamed Ramy Student, Amherst College Ever since I can remember, I have strived to be the perfect man: I remember learning more than two foreign languages to be erudite, studying chess and learning the guitar to impress others, and understanding what people want to hear and saying it. A destructive penchant, it has often [...]

By |July 12th, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

Finding Selflessness

Courtney Ross Student, Florida State University This was the moment I had been waiting for all night. It was three in the morning and I was finally home after a long double shift at TGI Friday’s. I ripped off my stained shirt and lay on my back on my bedroom floor. Whenever I couldn’t fall [...]

By |July 12th, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

You Live…There?

By Natalia Inoa Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics   “You live there?” my friend says, pointing at the small gray building across the street. “There?” she repeats. Each syllable hits me like a stone. It was no longer a question, but a realization. She says it with a facial expression of disgust as if [...]

By |April 23rd, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

The Jumping Man

By Karla Perez Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics There are people in this world who live with a jumping man inside of them. No, the jumping man is not associated with a genetic disease. No, he did not just hop right into their physical being. The jumping man just lives inside the mind; [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

Finding Starlight Amid Darkness

By Brandon Moreno Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics   “What is this… Is this what you wanted? Was it?!” It was here on the last day of my inadequate sophomore year that I reflected. I stared down at numbers displayed on a vibrant neon sheet of paper in front of me. The grades [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Student Blog|0 Comments

Questioning the Experience of Isolation

By Josh Mesnik Student, Florida State University   From one perspective each of us has our own purpose as a part of a swirling sea of humanity. We hold a completely unique and necessary piece for the symphony of work, play, love and conflict that we are a part of. From this point of view [...]

By |July 5th, 2015|Student Blog|0 Comments

QUESTion Project: What do YOU think?

~~Derya, Isobel, Josh, Vivian, Zack worked together with the Open Future Institute Team to shape the new QUESTion curriculum. In this discussion they share their experience and thoughts on why it is important for young people to get engaged with a project like this and what they can get out of it… ~~ Isobel: We've [...]

By |November 1st, 2014|Student Blog|0 Comments