Breaking Out of My Comfort Zone

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I am an Indian and I’m proud to be one! Studying in Canada has always been a dream for me, and today I’m living it. The one thing I was worried about before I arrived at Douglas was about whether I’d be able to keep up academically with the other college students. Within the first week of arriving at Douglas, I realized that I was in a world full of competition. I met a lot of people of my ethnicity but this didn’t surprise me looking at the history of Indians in… Read More

“What Are You?”

Over the next couple of weeks the Life at DC team will be sharing their personal thoughts and stories on cultural identity and diversity through blog posts. Join us as we share our thoughts and observations. “Hey, I just wanted to ask… What are you?” Without a doubt, I am sure that a lot of us have struggled to answer this question every time we encounter somebody new, particularly if you are a person whose parents have emigrated from another country. Telling others what you consider yourself in one word can be… Read More