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    Pushed Forward by the Past

    October 14th, 2016|

    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 [...]

    Chasing Perfection

    July 12th, 2016|

    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 [...]

    Finding Selflessness

    July 12th, 2016|

    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 [...]

    You Live…There?

    April 23rd, 2016|

    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. [...]

    The Jumping Man

    April 22nd, 2016|

    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 [...]

    Finding Starlight Amid Darkness

    April 22nd, 2016|

    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 [...]

    Questioning the Experience of Isolation

    July 5th, 2015|

    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 [...]

    QUESTion Project: What do YOU think?

    November 1st, 2014|

    ~~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 [...]