“Malayalam?” I asked the clothing store employee across the counter. She shook her head no. Disappointed and slightly frustrated, I switched back over to English to continue our conversation. From the moment we landed at Madurai International Airport, I heard the familiar sounds of mothers scolding their children for trying to run around and tired […]

Hi everyone! If we haven’t met before (in which case, I’m honored that you’re reading my blog!), my name is Nadha Illikkal. I’m from Andover, Massachusetts, a little ways north of Boston (Go Patriots!). I’m a rising junior in the College of Arts and Sciences (C’21), studying Health and Societies with a concentration in Health […]