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October 30, 2014

Jazzy Jazz Jazz, Jazz

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The name of my radio show. Tonight and every Thursday. 10-to-whenever-I-wanna-stop PM. If you’re interested in jazz, or just listening to the ramblings of a Jewish kid and his friends, please tune in. In all seriousness, having a radio show gives me something to look forward to every week, and acts as a well-timed destressor. […]

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October 29, 2014

My Week in the Atlas Mountains

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We are greeted as we step out into the crisp, cool mountain air – finally, a taste of autumn. Our hosts bring out mint tea and cookies. We snack and find our rooms. The Bensmim Guesthouse is a cozy little place with just enough space to fit our group of 22. Mountains and small tracts […]

The Hoochie Coochie Men perform on Anderson Courtyard during Homecoming 2014

October 26, 2014

Homecoming 2014

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This past Saturday was Homecoming here at Lafayette. Numerous alumni came back to celebrate in this rich tradition filled with various activities and sports. In the morning, I went to an Arts Society breakfast called “Tex Brex,” which is a breakfast where, in theory, alumni come back to hang out with the artsy folks (though […]

Some of the art in the Barnes Museum in Philadelphia

October 15, 2014

Fall Break 2014

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This Fall Break, I joined the minority of people here at Lafayette who live more than a six-hour drive away from their house for a long weekend. Despite campus seeming almost deserted, there were people here if you took the time to find them. I tried to get as much of my homework done on […]

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October 15, 2014

Bioinformatics: A New Science

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Lafayette promotes a distinct type of education. Several classes offered at Lafayette can be considered interdisciplinary courses. This semester one of the courses I am taking is called Bioinformatics. The main emphasis of this class is to take large sets of biotic information and using that information to solve biological problems. This semester is Dr. […]

Fall Fest 2014

October 15, 2014

Fall at Laf

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Fall is fast approaching and campus is more beautiful than ever. With classes picking up and students stressing out, it is good to have a colorful campus for students to enjoy. This is my second year at Lafayette and seeing the different seasons is very exciting. Fall brings such relaxing weather and a peaceful environment […]

A picture of the Farmer's Market here in Easton.

October 11, 2014

Quadrant and the Farmer’s Market

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Now that it is finally Fall Break, I decided to take a trip down to the Center Square in Easton and get some food. My first stop was at a quaint little bookstore and cafe called Quadrant. They sell used books and have a cafe that’s popular with the brunch crowd. As usual, I got […]

Four people pose for a photo

October 6, 2014

Can Tho, Vietnam: Homestay Experience

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After two days in Ho Chi Minh City, the IHP Climate Change group moved to Can Tho where we would have classes at Can Tho University and live with a host family. My roommate Joanna and I were paired with a wonderful family consisting of our host dad, host mother, their two daughters (one in […]

An example of some of the foods at the Hillel/MSA dinner.

October 5, 2014

Hillel and MSA Dinner

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This past Saturday night, Hillel and the Muslim Students Association came together to celebrate the two holidays of Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha. Yom Kippur is the most important holiday in the Jewish religion and is the day of atonement. Eid al-Adha honors the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, to God. It […]

Phish being inspirational (I was at this concert!!)

October 4, 2014

Reading, Reading, and More Reading

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Week number six on the hill and Fall Break can’t come fast enough. Not to say I haven’t enjoyed my time here so far, but the college flow of life can just do some wear and tear on the body after a while. This week was consumed with a lot of reading – and I […]