As Duke sophomore Nyuol Tong continues preparations for building a primary school in his South Sudanese hometown, he uses other passions to help him make sense of his experiences back home. In this piece, Nyuol sheds light on music as a form of torture fundamental to each of our lives.
Nusaibah Kofar-Naisa graduated from Duke in May 2012 with a degree in Political Science. She is currently the producer of the 2012 Students of the World National Team (a documentary team working on multimedia projects for The Nature Conservancy). She plans on continuing more multimedia research projects in Nigeria during her gap year/s before graduate school.