My Son the Fanatic & Free for All

The two short stories My son the Fanatic and Free for All are different, simultaneously similar. What makes these two stories similar are how the lives of an immigrant change, and about how it is raising a family in a new culture. We live in a world filled with diverse cultures, and whenever we travel…

Thoughts on the film Gran Torino

Questions 4. What experiences does Walt have with living in a multicultural neighborhood? Use examples from the film and discuss to what extent Walt develops/changes through the movie. Walt face, in his own point of view, uncomfortable situations which are quite unusual to him. It is difficult for him to open up towards a new multicultural…

Two Dozen African Girls Dead at Sea

According to the article “Two Dozen African Girls Dead at Sea” from The New York Times: ‘Since the 1980s, tens of thousands of girls from the area around Benin City, in southern Nigeria, have been taken to Italy, where they are forced into prostitution. Over the past three years, according to the United Nations’ International…

Importance of Education

Today, I will address the importance of education. The reason why, is that I believe many of us often don’t take time to reflect and appreciate the effect and the benefits education brings to us along our lives. We don’t see or think about the real necessities about the aspects of getting an education. There’s an…

Project Report: International Day & ODW

Last week, our class arranged International Day at our school. The goal of the event was to create awareness on global issues, as well as informing others about ODW (Operation Day’s work). On both international day and ODW (which is the day after), we “abandon” our regular school curriculum to focus on global issues. The…

November 3rd

Stream of consciousness It was shocking. I became somewhat traumatized about what she told us. She is bold. She is tough to be able to do something as she does. She was quite inspiring – I felt proud because she grew up in my hometown. The situation was even more worse than I thought, and…