The cafe has been a common part of Moroccans’ everyday socialization for a long time, but the relationship young people, especially young women, have with cafes is not the same as their parents.

Modernizing Morocco’s Cafe Culture: The Changing Face of a Social Space
Cafe Renaissance, where I met with Professor Said Graiouid, has a different design from many other cafes as it is part of cinema and located on the second floor.
Sonya is a junior at the University of Wisconsin - Madison studying Journalism and Middle Eastern Studies and hopes her work at MWN will be an opportunity to learn about the region first-hand.