In the spirit of the fast approaching Thanksgiving festivities, I would be remiss in not expressing how fortunate the Hofstra community is to have such a lively and interactive campus. On any given day, you can stumble upon an executive speaker at a Frank G. Zarb Business School event, a Common Hour Compliment on a Random Acts of Kindness Day, or find forty students doing organized yoga on the Quad. But sometimes, the students and larger community of Hofstra are fortunate enough to welcome a particularly special guest to our campus. This week, Hofstra is a buzz with the forward looking Thanksgiving break, the Men’s Basketball game versus Stony Brook, the Indian Festival of Lights, and another particularly exciting event. On Friday night at 6:00 p.m., Pride PALS and the rest of the Hofstra community welcome Maysoon Zayid, writer, actress, and hilarious standup comedian, to the Monroe Lecture Hall stage.