After a smashing success at last year’s prom in the Design Galleria, Associated Student Body and administration aimed to replicate their past success at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. While the experience dazzled students with pleasant bay views, diverse music selections and fascinating exhibits, the night fell short in part because of sparse seating room arrangements and a lack of organization when it came to food.
As an immigrant, there is always a feeling of exclusion between the country you are from and the one you live in. Our family's relationship with these two sides of their identity is confusing, sometimes angry and filled with a constant struggle. Yet the day they cast their ballots, they felt unquestionably American, and for once there were no reservations attached to that feeling of patriotism.