Jessenia N. Class '20 is an Associate Editorial Editor and Editorial Writer living in Quincy House. She studies Cognitive Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology, and is originally from outside of Newark, New Jersey. Her interests include culture, identity, and the hands that shape them both.
Writer Jessenia N. Class can be reached at email@example.com.
As an increasing number of Puerto Ricans decide to call the United States their new home, America must be careful to prevent the treatment of this mass exodus from transmogrifying into the second coming of the Marielitos.
Although the ideals of a Harvard education and the way in which it is obtained are not a straight line from a religious authority to the steps of Widener, this implicit way to be here has a reified tone to it.
Real connections are what merit the worthiness of lending an opportunity to someone else, not the memorization of the rote facts of you muddled together in a shallow, haphazard attempt to chain yourself to someone else’s success.