Maitreyi Anantharaman | The Indian SCENE
Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: July 2020

Between the devastating, unabating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and protests against the racism entrenched deeply in American institutions, this is a summer unlike any other, and it demands thoughtful, rigorous coverage. In our June and July issues, we have our usual mix of food, fashion and lifestyle pieces, but we haven’t shied away from

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: May 2020

Nearly two months have passed since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Michigan. In the time since, schools have closed, businesses have suspended their services, the healthcare system has been pushed to its limits and thousands have died. As the Indian SCENE continues its pandemic coverage, we’re paying close attention to the ways

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: April 2020

An interview published in the Harvard Business Review last month put a name to what I imagine many of us are experiencing right now. “We’re feeling a number of different griefs. We feel the world has changed, and it has. We know this is temporary, but it doesn’t feel that way, and we realize things

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: December

As I reflect on the Indian Scene’s 2019, I’m so pleased with what our contributors have put together this year. Among my favorite pieces we’ve published are a profile of the beloved NeeHee’s restaurant, a searing personal essay by high school senior Om Pattabhi, and the story of a local cricket team, playing in a

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Health

Adjusting to a new normal: a story of Alzheimer’s disease

This is the second of a two-part series from The Indian Scene. Last week, we told the story of one family and a life-changing diagnosis. This week, we’ll follow them as they navigate their new normal, and explore the financial and logistical realities of Alzheimer’s and caregiving. A difficult thing about Alzheimer’s disease is that

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Feature

Love, care and a life-changing diagnosis: a story of Alzheimer’s disease

This is the first of a two-part series from The Indian Scene. In this installment, we’ll tell the story of one family and a life-changing diagnosis. Next week, we’ll follow them as they navigate their new normal, and explore the financial and logistical realities of Alzheimer’s and caregiving. Sumi Mehta’s husband was worrying about her.

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: September

September’s a month of transition for just about everybody, and as we’ve put this issue together, I’ve been reminded of the talent and expertise of our contributors, from whom I’ve learned so much about making transitions big and small. Rajeshri Gandhi Bhatia’s article last month on preparing to go back to school will be handy

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: July

With summer in full swing, I’m excited to share our July issue, which is filled with an especially strong batch of reported profiles and stories. My favorite is a touching essay from Jinansh Shah, whose cricket club, the Detroit Royals, has spent the last three years playing in honor of their late teammate Dhairya Lalani,

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the editor: June

Summer and graduation season are upon us! In a season of celebrating past achievements and new beginnings, it seems only fitting to reflect on the exciting challenge that has been launching The Indian Scene — June marks month five of publication. We have an exciting slate of stories again, including an excellent profile of mental

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Feature

After darkness, finding the light

Even if you didn’t know Abhi, the way Pratik and Sangeen Shah talk about their late son can make you feel as though you did. He was intensely thoughtful and detail-oriented, traits that were as evident during shopping trips with his mother as they were when he cheered up friends and family members with jokes

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