An interesting game called interaction

Written by: Sumedha Majumdar
It is so hard to believe how fast time flies. I still remember the day I came to the United States, and now it has been four and a half years. When I first came here I felt terribly out of place. Just like a tree that has been uprooted from its’ own soil and planted elsewhere, I thought. But that wasn’t the first time I had felt that way. Change has always been a big part of my life. Growing up in a little village in West Bengal and then suddenly moving to a big city like Calcutta (now known as Kolkata) came as a rude shock. But as time passed, I got over it. And then after a few years, another huge transition. This time it was shifting to America with my mom and dad. The world seemed to be a pretty scary place for a 19-year-old. There was a lot to cope with. A fast-paced life that I was not used to, a big cultural difference and the idea of living in a multi-racial society. BCC played a huge role in making me feel comfortable. When I walked into my English 093 class, my professor encouraged us to interact more with our classmates. In fact, the first five minutes were spent in playing the