Yasmin Nouh

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  • 4 years ago

    Every year, we try to pick an artistic theme that'll make our Scariest People issue as ghastly as possible—say, Dia de los Muertos, zombies or the Lincoln Club. But this year, when we saw the gargantuan, disgusting, all-chin mugshot of accus...

  • 4 years ago

    Keep your head down. Whatever you do, don't look them in the eye. Stay silent. Let them beat you, and pretend to be in more pain than you really are. Scream and yell louder than you would. They enjoy it when they hear your pain. This is what Mohan...

  • Unlike other city election guides that have graced the benevolent blog pages of Navel Gazing, this one will take on a different format. A brief mention of the proposed city charter, titled Measure V, will precede an outline of city council candida...

  • As geopolitical gridlock stymies international aid in Syria, expatriates and Americans of Syrian descent are taking it upon themselves to travel to the region and medically assist refugees on border towns and residents inside Syria. One of them is...

  • 4 years ago | School Daze

    The words "cardiothoracic surgeon" are most likely not found in the vocabulary of any two-year-old, except for Barbara Williams, a second-year medical student at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine. Williams recently completed c...

  • 4 years ago | Music

    In March 2010, Sami Matar tossed and turned in bed nightly for nearly two weeks, wondering whether to accept a management deal with hip-hop mogul Pharrell Williams. For then-26-year-old Matar, securing a career making music was a fulfillment of hi...

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