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Our Broken Legal Immigration System

Our Broken Legal Immigration System

My name is Sri Ponnada and I’m a software engineer at Microsoft. At Microsoft I work on products that empower people around the world to maximize how they use technology and to accomplish more each day. Today I am going to tell you a story about how someone with...
write4joy –  Hooked on Writing!

write4joy – Hooked on Writing!

A little girl stands in the balcony of her home, watching the world come alive slowly around her.  Flocks of bright green parrots take flight as one from the mango trees. Rabari tribeswomen in their brightly hued clothing spill onto the street below her. The sounds of...
World War I: South Asian Soldiers In The US Military

World War I: South Asian Soldiers In The US Military

The First World War was not only the United States’ first global conflict, but it was also the first time in which a truly diverse American military was able to showcase its strength and resolve on the battlefields of Europe. Among this diverse American Expeditionary...
#RIP @Parts Unknown.

#RIP @Parts Unknown.

suicide noun sui·cide \ ˈsü-ə-ˌsīd \ Merriam-Webster definition:  : “the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally” I woke up to Anthony Bourdain’s death headlining CNN on Friday morning – June 8th, 2018. There was a...
Judge Facing Recall Breaks his Silence

Judge Facing Recall Breaks his Silence

Breaking his silence on the million-dollar effort to oust him, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky warned that the recall on the June 5 ballot in Santa Clara County would, if successful, have the exact opposite effect of what its supporters are...
24 Hour Photo Shoot at Times Square: Test of Artistic Merit and Endurance

24 Hour Photo Shoot at Times Square: Test of Artistic Merit and Endurance

Venkata Krishnan Ganesan a portrait photographer, serial entrepreneur and a visual artist set himself a challenge – to spend 24 hours in Times Square and to photograph the diversity of people at this world famous location. In harsh spring weather of 20 degrees,...