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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Study Abroad in Oman: A Day at Nizwa Fort and مسفاة العبريين Misfat al Abriyyin

On Saturday, June 6th, 2015, I was able to take part in school day trip to Nizwa fort, in Oman’s old capital city of Nizwa, and Misfat Al Abreyyin–a 4,000 year old continuously inhabited village. It was about a two-hour drive away from Muscat. Our driver, Munthir Al Nomani, was dressed very casually. It made […]

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The Crash.

I manage to finish my classes in an crazed impromptu manner. I just wanted anything related to school work to be done with already. I would not suggest cramming for two finals in one night. I think I still suffer from the straining consequence to my mind as it continues to produce incoherent gibberish. Eh, I’m glad my friends […]

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Winter Break.

The tricky thing about ceramics is timing. Being in Queens College, there is a kiln schedule that forces you to make and glaze artwork in within a small frame of time, and it’s frustrating. Isn’t art a gradual process? It’s almost affirming that art is just slapping some clay pieces together to bake. Maybe it’s the […]

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Sexual Cross Fashion?

My sociology professor just confessed that he would do anything for his wife in terms of sexual experimentation with clothes. He said he would wear anything – a school girl outfit, a nurse uniform, a business woman’s outfit- to role play the part if it so fancies his wife. He is so comfortable with his sexuality to […]

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Youth.

It’s no brainer that ‘youth’ and ‘good health’ are considered to be the two universal qualities of attractions for procreation and vanity purposes. However, looking too youthful has one noticeable downside to me. I just recently turned twenty years old, and being that I am not a “-teen” anymore, I was hoping to be treated as an […]

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