As an Islamic New Yorker the stigma attached to Islam is not only barbaric, but also extremely ignorant.
Always I have felt a step behind. Not in a rushed way, as though I were trying to catch up, but intrinsically behind. Let me explain.
Studying in a foreign language can be very demanding due to cultural and academic differences.
In order to survive and remain competitive in this market, intercultural communication is key for the success of ambitious leaders. As new international markets are emerging, staying in touch with their national languages can make a huge impact when seeking future business relations.
When my parents moved here after the civil war back home, they settled in an area packed with other immigrants from the Philippines, Mexico, Thailand, Iraq, and other East African countries. I never felt like I was an oddity until we moved to a suburb where immigrants like us were far and few in between.
They’re literary, they’re obscure and they’re so trivial that even the wonkiest of book wonks will be impressed
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Your parents encourage you to strive to be a doctor, lawyer, or engineer. Any job that sounds prestigious and will keep you living in the lap of luxury.
In 2014, I spent ten months teaching English to secondary school students in peninsular Malaysia.
Many people ask me, “Why are you an English major?” right after I say I don’t want to be a teacher.