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Day: September 18, 2005

Playwright Tries To Make Sense of Life after 9/11

Playwright Tries To Make Sense of Life after 9/11

Wajahat Ali is a 24 year old who grew up in middle class America. He is of Pakistani descent and Muslim. He’s a graduate of UC Berkeley, a law student, and has dabbled in stand up comedy. He is also considered an up and coming literary talent. Ali has gained notoreity for a two-act play he wrote called “The Domestic Crusaders”. The play is about a Muslim American family coming together for a birthday party. The play focuses on life…

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The Singing Professor

The Singing Professor

Walter Smith teaches physics at Haverford College in Pennsylvania. He has a unique approach. He’s made up songs about Einstein, oscillation, and other science topics and he sings them in the classroom. He greets his students with song right on the first day. Most of the students aren’t sure what to think. They don’t expect their science teachers to serenade them. And, science isn’t the first thing you’d think of when you think of music. Smith has quite a repertoire….

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