Have You Ever Ran A Multimedia Marathon Without Ever Leaving Your Bed?

At the start of this project, they kept telling us that this week would go by in the blink of an eye. I didn’t believe it. I’d been looking forward to this project since March, when it got postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 I thought the sheer anticipation of it would slow time enough for […]


The man behind the literary heart of Little Arabia

Jarir Saadoun has had to adapt to bookselling in the era of COVID-19. He gives insight into running a small business, raising his 2-year-old son, and building connections with the Arab American community through reading — all during the pandemic.


Meet Noor Bouzidi

Noor Bouzidi got her start in radio by interning at KCRW in Santa Monica. There, she fell in love with audio storytelling. She is an Algerian American from Redlands, California and speaks four languages: English, Arabic, Spanish, and French. Since the age of 18, she has worked in fashion retail and has amassed an impressive […]