I Can’t Go to Sleep

BY SEHER ROWTHER I can’t go to bed I will pay dearly tomorrow But there is too much stuff in my head And I have no time left to borrow I have to work all day I can only write … Continue reading

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New Friends in Old City

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“To be hopeful in bad times […] is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine … Continue reading

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A World Lost: The Wrongdoings of the US Court System

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BY SANA FAROOQUEE “[It’s] better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer.” –William Blackstone (English Jurist) Clarence Elkins’ life was turned upside down when he was sentenced to 15 years to life for murder, ten years of … Continue reading

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Information Overload

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BY ARMAAN ROWTHER Welcome to the Information Age. Brace yourself and prepare to be informed by 900,000 blog posts, 50 million tweets, 60 million Facebook status updates, and 210 billion e-mails that are injected into the electronic ether called the … Continue reading

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A State of Urgency

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BY SARAH BARAKAT Choice of major, school location, and a university’s academic status, used to be the most pressing factors that undergraduate and graduate students considered when choosing to pursue higher education. Today, the excessive cost of rising tuition has … Continue reading

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ISLAM THROUG THE LENS

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BY MEHWISH SHAKEEL “Know that the life of this world is but amusement and diversion and adornement and boasting to one another and competition in increase of wealth and children like the example of a ran whose [resulting] plant growth … Continue reading

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EDITOR’S DESK

BY SAHAR JAHANI From the Arab Spring to the iPhone 4S, from e-books to the global fiscal crisis, we are living in the age of change. Whether it is social, technological, or political, the world is inevitably becoming a different … Continue reading

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