Tamara Hijazi

Tamara Hijazi
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Tamara Hijazi is a recent graduate from Bucknell University, where she studied Biology & Women and Gender Studies. While a student, Tamara helped manage the Middle Eastern Student Association, conducted research on chocolate farms while studying abroad in Panama, and was a part of BAD, an activist organization that involved both students and faculty.

8 Books You Need to Add to Your Winter Reading List

Want to engage in artistic self-care? Looking for some literary masterpieces? Maybe a list of fictional novels about diverse identities, from diverse identities? Look no further. In this book list, we are focusing solely on books about diverse characters that are written by diverse authors. We recognize the importance of not only having a wide array of characters mentioned...

Why We Need More Diverse Books

Just two weeks ago, The Chicago Monitor decided it was necessary to start discussing the importance of self-care, especially for those of us who are constantly bombarded with news of global political unrest, gun violence and police brutality. For those of us that are left overwhelmed with diverse feelings of anger at the travesties of justice we witness. For...

“Do Not Call Us DREAMers”: DACA & The Toxicity of the DREAMer Narrative

DISCLAIMER: The author of this piece is not a DACA recipient, nor have they ever been an undocumented immigrant. The author’s opinion come solely from working to understand the lives and experiences of protesters and community members that have been interviewed. We welcome any information and perspectives that will help further support the undocumented immigrants of the community. Further,...

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