The Paly Voice

Blogger without borders: Refugee stories, Part 2

Bianca Al-Shamari, Author

December 21, 2015

The second installment of "Blogger without borders: Refugee stories," where junior Bianca Al-Shamari shares refugees' stories that are translated from Arabic.  Interview #1 Odai Al-Ayed and his family are currently learning Germ...

Blogger without borders: Refugee stories, Part 1

Bianca Al-Shamari, Author

December 11, 2015

The first installment of "Blogger without borders: Refugee stories," where junior Bianca Al-Shamari shares refugees' stories that are translated from Arabic.  Interview #1 This is an interview with a Syrian family from the city of...

Review: Greek mythology comes to life with “The Odyssey”

Ana Caklovic and Emily Hwang

November 7, 2015

When the words “ancient Greek mythology” are mentioned, what does your mind jump to? Is it the powerful rule of the Greek gods or the tales of the humans that worship them? Do you remember grand stories of heroism about slaying horr...

Blogger without borders: Students take action

Bianca Al-Shamari, Author

October 27, 2015

The following piece is the second installation of “Blogger without borders,” a blog by junior Bianca Al-Shamari that details her gap semester in Austria from September 2015 to January 2016. Al-Shamari will discuss everything fro...