NYC: It’s a Jungle Out Here (Literally!)

Welcome to my blog, ‘Hidden NYC.’ Now, you’re probably asking yourself, what’s so hidden about New York City? After all, haven’t you seen it all? Getting to Times Square and Central Park are cakewalks for you, Google Maps is your BFF, and foreigners consider you a legendary direction guru. What if I told you that you […]

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Wassem’s Pilgrimage to Understanding: Muslims and Jews break bread with one another

On September 30, 2015, the Jewish student organization, Hillel, and the Muslim Student Association came together to celebrate their holy days, the Jewish Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashana and the Muslim Eid-ul-Adha, which happened almost at about the same time in this year. I was invited by my classmate in Arabic 203, Wassem Ali, to […]

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A Few Questions for Scott (part 1)

    This week I sat down with Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses Bridles. The novel tells the story of an ex-Jehovah’s Witness and child preacher, who returns from California to Queens to care for his ailing father. High as the horses bridles is in the “Washington Post’s” top fifty fiction books of 2014, and […]

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