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How I Accidentally Offended A Fruit Vendor

  This afternoon I discovered that Catholic influenced Zacatecan manners and Islamic influenced Moroccan manners do not get along. How did I learn this? Because I apparently offended a fruit vendor yesterday and I didn’t realize it until today. So how exactly did this offense happen? Yesterday some classmates decided to go eat lunch at Ifrane’s… Continue reading How I Accidentally Offended A Fruit Vendor

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Reflecting on the Ataturk Airport Attacks and Safety in Turkey

On June 27, I was in Chicago for my Turkish Student visa interview. A day later, as I waited for my bus back to Kansas, I was alerted about another tragedy in the world. Ataturk Airport. Terrorist attack. 45 Killed. More than 200 injured. As I skimmed Google News that night, those were the words I found… Continue reading Reflecting on the Ataturk Airport Attacks and Safety in Turkey