Blog Posts

I’m Not Unique, But You Are

“You’re an exceptional student.” “The photos you take are incredible.” “You’re an amazing tournament organizer.” “I heard you’re great at Melee.” These sentences exist on a list of a few compliments I often receive. They encompass much of what I invest my time into—playing Melee, organizing events, getting good grades. People who invest much of […]

Collaboration and Playing for Someone Else

This past month led me to try something I never really cared about in the past, which was Melee doubles. For a long time I found static teams in Melee interesting, especially when I first started playing the game and there were teams like Armada & Android and PewPewU & SFAT. Being an avid sports […]

Learning to Climb: A Personal Reflection of 2021

If there’s one word to describe this year for me, it’d be improvement. In almost every facet of my life there has been a tangible, noticeable improvement I have made that I am satisfied with. The surprising part about this to me is not the improvement itself, but rather my feelings toward it. While I’ve […]