Notes on Fearlessness from Marlene:.

Marlene is a freshman at one of the high schools offering the QUESTion Class. At the end of the Fearlessness pillar, she wrote these answers in response to some questions that her teacher posed. It [...]

A Moment in the Subway

By Angelina Arias Student, Bronx High School for Law and Community Service Tom eagerly stepped through the doors of the train and sat in a nearby seat. The sudden wave of cold air cooled down [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]