On November 8th, 2016 at around 11pm, my father came to the balcony above our living room and looked down at me with the most painful combination of despair and conviction. “It’s over, Puja. She lost, and you have school tomorrow. Go to sleep.” …

When a Tik Tok sound reveals so much more

“I am so glad the North Indian half of my boyfriend is his dad. I could never imagine taking his mother’s maiden name because it’s so long!”

A college peer of mine said this, with a chuckle, to me, a South…

Never Have I Ever seen representation that I needed

Hey Gods, it’s me, your favorite Hindu girl from the Western New York area. What’s poppin? It’s the first time I’m watching Never Have I Ever, so I thought I would have a check in. …

These aren’t normal times.

Former President Barack Obama leads with those four words as he delves into his endorsement of Joe Biden. Obama’s ever charismatic and hopeful demeanor is laced with pain. …

Puja Sasankan

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