Syrian Dabke: the true representation of who we are

Yesterday was one of my best days so far since I came to IIT. The international student organization at IIT had their annual cultural event for different groups and organizations to present their cultures through performances and dances wearing their traditional clothing. Along with the Chinese, Africans, West Africans, Ethiopians and Vietnamese students and other…

The pursuit of Happiness

It has been three weeks since I started working in my internship an Engineering firm downtown Chicago, and This is the first time I work full-time in The United States. After more than 10 months in School and becoming friends with people who lived here all their life, I mistakenly thought that I learnt everything…

Visiting My Host Family

  When I first arrived to Chicago on January, 8, 2013 I was delivered to a host family’s house to spend my first night in the “US” there. I can honestly say that spending my first night with the “Meyers” played a very important role in my adaption process with the American society especially that…