Moorish Tides

American Journeys in Tangier & Beyond
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Naked and Afraid

I sat in the cafeteria, peeling back the buttery layers of my croissant and laughing with my friends about the previous night’s antics when Douaa, our campus coordinator and a…

Sam Cohen
Profiles

The Life and Times of Sam Cohen

Old, broken clocks covered the walls of the Jewish retirement home in Tangier, Morocco. The eight people that inhabited this building were some of the few Jewish people left in…

Naked and Afraid

I sat in the cafeteria, peeling back the buttery layers of my croissant and laughing with my friends about the previous night’s antics when Douaa, our campus coordinator and a…

Fellow UNE student Emma Chabot

The Stranger

The brisk, crisp morning air left me seeking warmth and comfort as we stepped off the train and into our new adventure.  I didn’t know what the weekend would bring…

Sam Cohen

The Life and Times of Sam Cohen

Old, broken clocks covered the walls of the Jewish retirement home in Tangier, Morocco. The eight people that inhabited this building were some of the few Jewish people left in…

Photo by Ayoub El Badry

A Refugee in Tangier

The screeching of rubber tires and the rapid belting of a horn warning you to jump out of the way in a narrow, bustling street is unsettling. Then there’s the…

Younes Fakhar

A Modern Day Ibn Battuta

There was a spark, like a bolt of lightning, starting with a flash in my ears that spread through my body to the tips of my toes. It began with…