Dancing our way out through a wedding

Dancing our way out through a wedding

Love is in the air they say, but at Nancy, my friend’s sister, wedding, it was energy in the air. People just could not stop dancing. This night I walked bare foot to my car, as my swollen… more

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June 19, 2018

99, 999, 986 Egyptian, and my family supports Egypt against Uruguay.

99, 999, 986 Egyptian, and my family supports Egypt against Uruguay.

     Kahk on the table, everyone is sitting on the edge of their seat, holding their cup of tea milk, and all eyes on the TV.

“Elhamdullah” everyone… more

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June 19, 2018

El-Rehla characters’ lives changes after flight number 710

El-Rehla characters’ lives changes after flight number 710

   Can a flight change someone’s life forever? In Ahmed Wael’s and Amr El-Daly’s “El-Rehla” \ “The Trip” series, the lives of the passengers on flight 710… more

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June 19, 2018

She Was Born To Fight For What She Loved

She Was Born To Fight For What She Loved

Before Caroline bought her first guitar, she used to grab a broom stick and make it into one. She had one leg put on the edge of her bed and the other was set on the floor, looking… more

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June 19, 2018

”Sok Ala Ekhwatek” is a Huge Waste of Time!

”Sok Ala Ekhwatek” is a Huge Waste of Time!

“Sok Ala Ekhwatak” (Shut Down Your Sisters) starring the great Actor of Masrah Masr (Egypt theatre) Ali Rabei, is an ingenuine, dishonest TV show. It readapts almost the same plot of… more

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June 18, 2018

Eid at Home Has a Different Almost Bitter Sweet Taste

Eid at Home Has a Different Almost Bitter Sweet Taste

I spent most of the eid holiday at home, either in bed or in the kitchen. I felt as if the eid holiday was really long but I did manage to add bits of fun and mess to… more

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June 18, 2018

A Father Faces the storm

A Father Faces the storm

 

There is a storm in the city, big chunks of ice and hail are falling everywhere from the white sky.

    you could hear the raindrops drilling the car ceiling over you, people running crazy to find… more

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June 16, 2018

El Sohba El Helwa in Nasr City

El Sohba El Helwa in Nasr City

Humans of New York Facebook page posted a picture of two old men living in New York city, with a caption that said: “We have been friends for 43 years now. Every few years, we meet for a few… more

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June 15, 2018

Final Reflection

Final Reflection

This course has been a lovely ride. I’m so glad I was able to take it before graduating, and it wouldn’t have been so enjoyable without Dr. Maha’s insights and consistent support and encouragement.

Here‘s my… more

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May 24, 2018

Final Reflection

Final Reflection

Identity was the highlight of the semester honestly. Never thought that I would be inspired by the conversations we had in class about identity that made me think about it. Before I thought I had my own identity… more

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May 23, 2018