Position Paper: Why the MPP Doesn’t Confine with the UDHR

*This is a mock position paper I wrote under the guidance of the School of the New York Times and an immigration lawyer in New York. Mexican citizens hear the hope and promise of America and aspire to immigrate to a country portrayed as full of opportunity, prosperity, and protection. Whether the reason is domestic … Continue reading Position Paper: Why the MPP Doesn’t Confine with the UDHR

‘Hope Kept me Going’: One Holocaust Survivor’s Story 

Alice Ginsberg, 91, tells the horrifying details of living through Auschwitz, Langenbielau, and the death march.  Squashed into a railcar - deemed “killer cars” - with dozens of other people, 13-year-old Alice is yet to know she will not return to her home in Czechoslovakia until after the war. With no knowledge of the length … Continue reading ‘Hope Kept me Going’: One Holocaust Survivor’s Story 

Uzbekistan: The Journey Along the Silk Road – Pt 3

Once again, I found myself at a train station in Uzbekistan. I pressed my back into the cold, marble walls, my voice echoed into the high ceilings and archways, and once again, watched Uzbeks juggle and shove their items onto train cars. My mom recalls musicians dancing and singing their way through each train car. … Continue reading Uzbekistan: The Journey Along the Silk Road – Pt 3

Uzbekistan: The Journey Along the Silk Road – Pt 1

I remember the tiles of sapphire and sage that decorated Abdulla Khan Madrasa's whole exterior. I remember the old Uzbek ladies laughing at us, taking pictures of the most magnificent architectural buildings I've ever seen, and being nervously approached by the same ladies laughing; they wanted to ask for a photo. I remember the feeling … Continue reading Uzbekistan: The Journey Along the Silk Road – Pt 1