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Mark Zuckerberg, President of Egypt?

March 3, 2011


Hearing Iason Athanasiadis speak about his experience as a foreign correspondent covering the Middle East—and specifically his time in Tahrir Square during last month’s protests—was hands down, my favorite “My Life As…” lecture here at Stony Brook University. I could fill this entry with the various reasons explaining why this lecture was my favorite, but in order […]

cell phone cameras, my bangs and Mubarak’s departure

February 22, 2011


One feature of my cell phone that I rarely utilize is the camera. Aside from using it to take a picture of my car drowning in several feet of snow, the only other time I can remember using it in recent weeks occurred while flipping through magazines—I snapped a picture of a hairstyle I want […]