October 6th, 2014

As humans we experience and learn new things every day, which is understandable since our brain is constantly working to learn new information. We also discover new emotions throughout our lives, whether it be an emotion that we have never experienced or an emotion that is being enhanced to a greater level. I, like every other human being in this world have experienced great emotions throughout my life, and like every other human, not all emotions were enhanced at its greatest. Continue reading

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Open Your Eyes

By: Shanzida Khandaker

When you’re born in a country, even if you didn’t grow up in it, there is always a special connection you feel towards it; there is that feeling of love that is unexplainable. However, no matter how strong your love is, regardless of the situation, your mind kicks in and you think logically. Logical thinking isn’t a bad thing, it’s actually the contrary. You adapt to the world around you, and then, when you go into a world that is so different from what you have grown up with, nothing seems to make sense.

I always felt mind boggled when I looked at the situation in Bangladesh. A country that had been so passionate to earn its independence, and had earned it, turned into something close to unexplainable. There is no denying that Bangladesh is a beautiful country; with the nature that covers the grounds of it and the forests that exists carrying the creatures only unique to it, Bangladesh is a country that is one of a kind. Continue reading

The Death of Love

(Authors note: This is a story I had written quite a while ago, about 3 years ago. I ran across it today and thought I would share it. Yes, the story is kind of messed up; but hey, don’t ask me, I don’t remember what was going through my mind 3 years ago! 😛 Hope you enjoy it!)

“Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Elizabeth!” Mr. Jonson called out to Elizabeth Marlin who was daydreaming during math. She shook her head and looked at her teacher, “Yes Mr. Johnson?” she asked confused.

“What’s the answer to 35B?” He repeated his question.

Elizabeth looked down at her paper and said “y=25x+4” then looked up, Mr. Jonson nodded and continued to go through the answers. Continue reading