Sejal Jhawer
Sejal Jhawer is a freshman from Long Island, New York. In her free time, Sejal likes to eat Honey Bunches of Oats and watch Chuck.

Don’t voluntour

Coming back from the summer, my Instagram feed has been filled with photos of my peers in developing countries, posing with smiling children draped across their arms along with a predictable caption along the lines of: “So thankful for this life-changing experience!” These pictures are posted with a very clear message: I travel while helping…

What I learned from almost falling off a cliff

Over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, I went to Pinnacles National Park with a few friends. I enjoy mild hiking. I don’t derive any great pleasure from the physical act of hiking itself, but I like being on top of a mountain and taking in the scenery. A 5-mile hike sounded like a great return…

Why glorify drugs in hip-hop?

When I first heard about Lil Peep’s death, I was very, very shook. Lil Peep?! Of all rappers?! For those who don’t follow the hip-hop scene, Lil Peep was an emerging rapper who brought an emo twist to today’s spectrum of rap — until last week, when he unexpectedly died due to a drug overdose.…

Crossing the line well enough

Crossing the Line is intended to bring together freshman dorm communities and engage students on a deeper level to learn more about aspects of their peers that may not necessarily come up in everyday conversation. During Crossing the Line, students aggregate on one side of the room, then “cross the line” to the agreement side if…

Is your freshman dorm too tight?

For many Stanford students, the mere mention of NSO immediately elicits multiple flashbacks to MemAud. I remember sitting in the dim auditorium, waiting for the next event to commence, watching freshmen rise in staggered waves to belt out their dorm chants with varying levels of enthusiasm. As the most spirited dorms began to engage in…
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