An MA in Writing? Why?

I have to say, I didn’t expect to see myself in graduate school pursuing my master’s in writing. After graduating with my undergraduate degree, I thought I would move to the north Jersey/New York area and find work as a journalist–writing articles for the New York Times maybe or producing a news broadcast with theContinue reading “An MA in Writing? Why?”

Glassworks Issue 22

Spring 2021 It is here! Check out the new issue of Glassworks Magazine or click the link below! Sign up for the monthly newsletter for updates on new content posted every month! Click here to read Glassworks Issue 22! Associate Editor It was such an honor working on this Glassworks issue. From beginning to end,Continue reading “Glassworks Issue 22”

I Am An American: #StopAAPIHate

Note: Due to the on-going investigation,I will continue to update this blog as new developments are reported. March 18, 2021Last Updated: March 19, 2021 When I saw what happened in Atlanta on the news, I had this déjà vu-mix of emotions, the same feelings I experienced when I saw the video of a police officerContinue reading “I Am An American: #StopAAPIHate”

ESL Program: The American Experience

Published in The Spartan Spirit, February 2019 issue (holyspirithighschool.com) Imagine going to a different country that is halfway around the world, far away from home. You are placed into a family that will be hosting you for the next four years, teaching you their language, their ways of life and showing you their home. It’s hardContinue reading “ESL Program: The American Experience”

American Branches, Chinese Roots

Published on Modern Family Stories Written by Amina AbdelrahmanPhotos by Georgia I. Salvaryn For Joanne Sidote, it’s almost always been just her and her mom. Except for when she lived in an orphanage in Maoming, China with 11 other girls. She’s a perfectly average girl, but her experience as a baby is quite different toContinue reading “American Branches, Chinese Roots”