March Media Picks: Bridgerton and Dating Dr. Dil

Here’s one show and one book from this past month that absolutely blew me away. Full of South Asian representation, love, family, and drama, these picks will leave you hooked on the stories and unable to rest until you have gotten to the end. Bridgerton Season two just came out and I am obsessed! SetContinue reading “March Media Picks: Bridgerton and Dating Dr. Dil”

Book Review: What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Written by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the doctor who uncovered the Flint water crisis, this book covers exactly how she discovered the high lead levels in Flint water and the brave and admirable fight she led for environmental and social justice. What’s the Flint water crisis? In short, the Flint water crisis refers to the tragicContinue reading “Book Review: What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City”

Strength Breaks Walls and Builds Resilience

Whatever roadblocks you may face in your life, whether physical or mental, you may know that it takes strength to overcome the obstacle. Women in STEM AP World History One day in AP World History, we had an evaluator sit in the back and observe how our teacher conducted our class. The next day, ourContinue reading “Strength Breaks Walls and Builds Resilience”

The Tennis Partner: A genuine tale of two friends (Book Review)

Description The Tennis Partner is a beautifully authentic story about two friends who meet each other through medicine and bond through tennis. Abraham is a practicing physician in El Paso, Texas who loves all things internal medicine and all things tennis. His love for tennis is so tunnel-visioned that his wife Rajani feels that heContinue reading “The Tennis Partner: A genuine tale of two friends (Book Review)”

Be True, Be You, Be Brave

Disclaimer: All views are my own. The events that transpired this past weekend and our feelings are of no fault of nexmasfest as an organization. Historically, the event has been held in Boston. We feel that it is the demographics of the venue and surrounding area, that contributed to our experience. We choose peace, love,Continue reading “Be True, Be You, Be Brave”

Book Review: The Spanish Love Deception

It had been a long time since I picked up a romance novel. After a deep dive into historical fiction, I decided to give this book a try after seeing an amazing review on TikTok by @aymansbooks. I am so glad I read this one! Elena Armas did a great job of setting up aContinue reading “Book Review: The Spanish Love Deception”

The Circle Season 2 (2021): Netflix Show Review

As a huge fan of Season 1, I was so excited to see Season 2! Never heard of The Circle? Here is an overview: Overview The Circle is a reality show centered on social media and gaining popularity in a virtual environment. We begin with a group of eight players who can choose to eitherContinue reading “The Circle Season 2 (2021): Netflix Show Review”

The Importance of Weak Ties

As I write this post, we are currently in July of 2021. Compared to where we were a year ago regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, I think it is safe to say we have come a long way. Vaccines have been rolling out, the public has been re-opening, and masks are no longer required in manyContinue reading “The Importance of Weak Ties”

Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings

Initial thoughts When I first read the description of this book online, I was immediately drawn to the suspense and adventure alluded to in the description. The story of how Lydia and Luca escape a dangerous drug cartel and venture North reminded me a lot of the 2007 film La Misma Luna (Under the SameContinue reading “Book Review: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings”

I Tried the Viral Baked Feta Pasta and it’s 10/10

There’s a trend circulating on TikTok and the internet for a baked feta pasta, and honestly, it’s worth the hype. I was so excited to try this recipe because my love for both cheese and pasta. Check out my TikTok for the video and other fun recipes! Baked Feta Pasta