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NextGen college tours: Why Priya Jindal chose Case Western

The Indian SCENE: Tell us about your high school experience (what clubs you were involved in, awards received, etc.). Priya Jindal: I graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in 2017. I was a student at Ottawa Hills Local Schools from kindergarten through the 12th grade, where I grew up with the same classmates and friends all those

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Health

6-year-old Simran Adnani is on a mission to stop the spread of COVID-19

“Simran is very passionate about community service,” says Dr. Teena Chopra, an infectious disease specialist and mother of precocious 6-year-old Simran Adnani. An avid reader, Simran was recognized as a Young Changemaker last year by SEEN for her work to promote literacy worldwide. Now, Simran has set her sights on a new challenge: COVID-19, which has

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Feature

Metro Detroit Corona Virus Resource Guide

Many hospitals, health organizations, community organizations and non-profits are coming together to help people and businesses throughout this unprecedented health crisis. Please share this with others who may need to access to medical professionals for advice, grocery delivery, free food services and more.   Medical Facilities, Departments and Hospital Hotlines Contact one of these resources

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Feature

Style profile: Immigration attorney Ruby Kaur is making a difference

A graduate of Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School, Punjab-born attorney Ruby Kaur hadn’t always planned on the legal profession. “Initially, I wanted to go into neuroscience research,” she says. But when something still felt missing after taking life science classes, Kaur was inspired by her grandfather to change direction. “I shadowed with a local

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Community Events

Photos: High schoolers take on hip-hop, bhangra and Bollywood at Desi Tashan

Northville High School hosted Desi Tashan 2020 on Friday February 28. Seven local area high school teams competed in the event, including Farmington Wicked Andaaz, Troy Zahara, IAE Junoon, UCS Jazba, Troy Riyaaz, PCEP Tamasha and Novi Nazar. Exhibition dances were performed by Furteelay Shokeen, Northville’s all-girls Shakti dance team, and Michigan Izzat. Lastly, there

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: March 2020

“Magic happens when cultures meet,” says the owner of a new local artisanal home goods store we’re profiling this month. We’re one month into our second full year of publication, and I’m excited once again by the work the Indian SCENE has done and by the importance of empathetic, clarifying journalism in a moment characterized so

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Community Events

Photos: Detroit enjoys high-energy fusion dance at this year’s Dhamaal

Detroit once again hosted the Dhamaal Dance Competition at the Detroit Performing Arts Center stage on Saturday, February 8. Dhamaal is an intercollegiate fusion dance competition which incorporates Indian classical dance, hip-hop, folk and jazz/ lyrical in each performance. Each team was creative and unique, with dances full of high energy. Eight college Bollywood fusion

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