As a Muslim, I quickly learned that the claims of this being an inclusive campus were not as earnest as I originally anticipated. Every year I find myself expecting instances of hate, and thus far I have never been proven wrong.
The first time I watched “The Graduate,” I watched for the romance between the freshly graduated Benjamin Braddock and the older Mrs. Robinson. The second time, I watched for the romance between Benjamin and Mrs. Robinson’s daughter, Elaine.
On September 14 and 17, I photographed two women’s soccer games. It was an incredible feeling to be shooting sports again. I started the fall 2016 semester shooting women’s soccer, and it felt like I was coming full circle for my last year at the Daily.
If I hadn’t already known that graduate student Ary — who requested her last name not be published — was recovering from several years of alcohol and drug abuse, I wouldn’t have guessed it from her appearance.