Fearing Homogenuity

Fearing Homogenuity

When I was 19, I prepared for my first big trip abroad, to study abroad in France. For me, it was the chance to finally see the world. I’d traveled abroad before – a few times, in fact, but mostly to the same place, India. Europe, then, was a great...
A New Perspective on Colonialism

A New Perspective on Colonialism

Kampala, Uganda Comparisons are the unavoidable kick of travelers. Part of the quest of traveling is to gain perspective about the world, to understand it better. We see where we are through the lens of where we have been, our life experiences, which both cloud and...
Uganda: Avoiding the Resource Curse

Uganda: Avoiding the Resource Curse

Tomorrow, I’m heading to Uganda for my final semester capstone project as a student at Columbia Universities School of¬†International¬†and Public Affairs – Avoiding the Resource Curse in Uganda. I’ll be posting photos, videos, and more from my time in...

Life Update – Uganda!

It’s time for one of these. I’m already entering my last semester of school. Soon, I will be an official MIA*. This semester has already proved itself to be the busiest semester ever. There are some good reasons, and a few bad ones, for why this is the...