The “Other India”

By Anjali Ramakrishnan I knew from the minute I got the email saying I was accepted and invited to join Team Crossover, it would be “good experience”. After all, not many 14 year olds get the opportunity to travel to … Continue reading →


By Ram Sundaram Dear Team Crossover, Hope you got the sleep you deserved on your way back.  It’s just been a week since Crossover and so much has happened already: 

The “Water Break.”

  By Rachael Held Water. Pause for a moment and recall the last time you so much as briefly thought about the cleanliness of the water you pour from the tap at your home. Have you ever? Personally, I have … Continue reading →

Translating India – Year 2

By Jonah Travis Observations made throughout my time here, along with challenges and solutions to apparent problems facing Crossover: The meaning of “Free” is ambiguous: To many of us back in the states the only time we are skeptical of … Continue reading →

Taking It All In

By Lauren Koenig-Plonskier It’s impossible to take it all in. As everyone’s eyes flutter and heads roll with the gravity of post lunch drowsiness, mine widen to cartoonish dimensions, unable to relinquish their grasp on the hazy peripheries of my … Continue reading →

To Find a Million Ram’s…

By Maggie Brown One of the greatest beauties in the mystery of the precious human life lies within the irrefutable fact that time is not infinite, tomorrow is never guaranteed, and that the world will not spin beneath our wavering … Continue reading →

Tiny Hands Can Change The World

By Jonah Travis The funny thing about this time around, no matter how much you prepare for what’s about to come, you still can’t stop it.

The Crossover DUNK !!!!

By Mayank Singh During my teens, I lived in a small cantonment Wellington in Tamil Nadu. The town had people from various nationalities, as it housed the Defense Services Staff College – an Armed Forces training institute. Every evening, I … Continue reading →

Remembering What I Remember

By Maggie Brown The ultimate fault in memory lies within the reality of its inevitable decline. As time flies by with the velocity of a traveling train, the mind contorts what could once be recalled as indisputable fact into a … Continue reading →

Discovering India

By Mollie Gillespie With our departure for India less than a month away, I’m already restless with anticipation. I’ve traveled a bit before, but never so far, and I can’t help but wonder how I’ll be able to endure the … Continue reading →

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