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  • 17 2017 April

    American Qur’an: Cultural Understanding Through Art

    Words by Iago Bojczuk, Photos by Will Nielsen   In recent months, Islamophobia and hate crimes against muslims in the United States have soared to their highest levels since the terrorist attack on the World Trade...

  • 06 2017 April

    Olympic Impact: Brazil’s cultural legacy following the Games in Rio

    Words by Iago Bojczuk and Illustrations by Erick Wonderly From the top of Corcovado hill, Christ the Redeemer towered over Rio de Janeiro as athletes from around the world arrived in Brazil for the event...

  • 20 2017 February

    A Conversation

    Words by Srushti Kamat, Photos by Kaylee Domzalski, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft Take a moment to sit by Columbia Hall on 13th Avenue. Become immersed in the ebb and flow of student life. Now pause. Zoom...

Words by Olivia Singer/ Photo by Will Nielsen *Full interview conducted in Spanish, translated by author*   “Are you a safe driver?” we asked. He reached for his seatbelt. Click. “Of course.” Hector Luis Herrera Navarro, who drives for Uber in Queretaro, Mexico, says he sometimes forgets to use his seatbelt because his previous job...

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From the Wreckage of War

September 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

Fikret Ibrakic stopped to read the seemingly unending stack of names etched into the slabs of stone before him. Although he had been at the memorial for the slain citizens of the Srebrenica village massacre multiple times before, he still had to take his time to find the exact ones he was looking for. After...

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A London Rapper’s Quest to Build a Legacy

September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shaeem Wright sits in the garden behind his West London home on a balmy summer night. The trees sway with the soft breeze as a train comes screeching to a stop at the nearby White City tube station. Wright enjoys a spliff with a friend as they celebrate the completion of his fourth EP, Cosmos/Genesis....

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Words by Jordyn Brown, Photo provided by Creative Commons   The terrorist attacks that occurred on November 13th, 2015 will mark a day Paris will never forget. These events sent a shockwave through the entire world, even though all of us were unaware of the aftershock that would follow for the next year. Since the...

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“'If I had read a job description saying that you were going to go to Senegal to build bathrooms for two years, I’m not sure how I would have felt about it.'"...

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Seven Things to Know Before You Go Overseas

June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A guide for that trip abroad. ...

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"The Singaporean long distance runner staggered over the finish line, placed 211th, and clocked 2:37:33. Soh failed to qualify for the Olympics. At least for now."...

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What Morocco Taught Me About America

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

"'You must know that not all Muslims are bad,' he said before getting out of the cab. I gave an unconvincing response, trying to express sympathy for his fears and let him know that like many Americans, I believe that Muslims are friendly and peaceful."...

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