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Mission Critical
5 months ago

Mission Critical

I am a critical pulmonary care physician, which means that I manage the most critically ill patients in the hospital — generally, patients who have multiple organ failure. Because they …
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Pivoting in a Pandemic
5 months ago

Pivoting in a Pandemic

New York is supposed to be the city that never sleeps. Things are supposed to happen around the clock every day of the year — but right now, the entire …
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Home and Away
5 months ago

Home and Away

My freshman year couldn’t have been more eventful. In general, the year started out a little rough due to culture shock and transitioning to college life.  However, there were plenty …
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Meditation for this Moment
5 months ago

Meditation for this Moment

COVID-19 has hijacked our amygdala — the reptilian part of the brain that helps regulate emotions and motivations, particularly those related to survival. This reptilian brain has taken charge, causing …
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Virus Body
5 months ago

Virus Body

This work is a visualization of my dreams during the pandemic period. The installation demonstrates the nature of chaotic dreams while maintaining a sense of balance and connection amidst all …
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A Silver Lining in Step With Time
5 months ago

A Silver Lining in Step With Time

I have always enjoyed manipulating a natural space influenced by human interaction; the Houston Arboretum is one of those spaces where one can be immersed in nature so close to the …
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Stop the Presses
5 months ago

Stop the Presses

The last time I was in a crowd, it was in the Academic Quad. We all looked ridiculous, a bunch of seniors wearing half-baked graduation outfits; some wore stoles thrown …
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Apocalyptic Times
5 months ago

Apocalyptic Times

On Sept. 11, 2001, I was one month into my freshman year at Rice. That Tuesday morning, my suitemates and I woke to the sound of the (landline!) phone ringing. …
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Paradise of the Lost
5 months ago

Paradise of the Lost

My photographs of anonymous sites around Galveston Island depict a sense of loneliness and abandonment. I’m intrigued by the remnant of the temporal inhabitant — the nearly collapsed fence, the oil …
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From Rice EMS to Chicago Med
5 months ago

From Rice EMS to Chicago Med

The University of Chicago Medical Center is located on the city’s South Side, where there have been a lot of COVID-19 cases — in early May, we were ranked third …
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