I was 10 years old when I found myself wearing the veil. I didn’t quite understand the real meaning behind it. I was just happy to hear the word “mabrouk” every time someone saw me wearing it for the first time. I was happy that now I could make my family proud and get them
Music may be described as a series of manipulated sounds. As simple as the description is, the potential this accumulation of sounds has is colossal and yes; revolutionary. An art form not bounded by language or sight, music propels you to the present. Considering the current state of the world, the present is quite turbulent.
Few weeks ago, a big shot producer got outed for sexually harassing and assaulting a lot of women; doing what we do best when we come across such scandals, we got outraged—again. In reply, actress Alyssa Milano launched the hashtag #MeToo, giving victims a platform to share their experiences and speak out against sexual harassment and
A 21st Century Prolongation of Orientalism and Media Bias
Western Depictions of an Uncivil Arab Civilization Succeeds at Creating Prejudice and Division
Co-authored by Ziad M. Kurdi Orientalism, as described by Edward Said, is a manner of depiction that exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures when compared to that of Europe and the U.S. According to Said, Orientalism dates back to the 19th century during the European Enlightenment and served as the rationale for
It was planned with immense care by the Nazi leadership to project the image of the Third Reich as a modern, economically dynamic state with growing international influence. The organiser of the 1936 Olympics, Carl Diem, wanted an event linking the modern Olympics to the ancient. The idea chimed perfectly with the Nazi belief that