• Solveig Asplund

    believe in the fireflies

    a video game review for fall semester 2020

    October 15, 2020
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    My first day of this semester, I woke up to a nightmare.  A thin layer of ash covered all of the driveways, cars, and California Republic garden flags. My day had started at 6 a.m. Pacific (I had classes at 10 a.m. Eastern), but even by afternoon, there was only a hint of light coming […]

    the birth of the uncool

    on jai paul and desirability politics

    September 24, 2020
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    Growing up, it didn’t take me very long to realize that I was wholly and hopelessly uncool. From racist elementary school rejections of friendship to the “popular” girl in high school posting a photo of me on her finsta captioned “hello my name is Baljeet,” the first-generation Indian American mantra has been made clear to […]