From the Beyond: Updates and Whatnot

When I first started Beyond Beirut, I promised myself I’d keep it running, that I wouldn’t care about how many people visited the site, or no matter how uninteresting my life as a graduate student abroad would become, I’d still find something to write about. We all know that this is exactly what happened. Right? Truth…

Throwing Stuff Away Doesn’t Come Easy to Me

As a college student, I’ve accumulated a whole bunch of papers, books, notebooks, catalogs, folders, and just stuff. And over the past three years, I’ve creatively tried to pack them away in a small two shelf-closet, three drawers, and an IKEA contraption that has three shelves. To mark the end of every semester, I would…