Two Way Mirror

Isn’t it beautiful how we all develop through different stages? It’s beautiful how as adolescence we are learning how to discover the person we are deep down  Discovering one's true self is like a two way mirror A mirror functions in two ways One way is it shows us the reflection on our physical attributes … Continue reading Two Way Mirror

REVIEW: Chicago History Museum highlights Muslim voices in American Medina

Happy Friday everyone! It is finally time for the weekend and you know what that means...Well... you do, I don't. Aside from life being extremely chaotic lately, I visited the new American Medina exhibit at the Chicago History Museum this week. I must say, I went into this exhibit not knowing what to expect. As … Continue reading REVIEW: Chicago History Museum highlights Muslim voices in American Medina

Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian

To the girls in my village whose clothes I made fun of, to the teachers I silently cursed for not giving their English speaking students extra attention, to my father who made me hate him, to my mother who cries alone, and to Falasteen that I helped destroy:   Will this piece of literature redeem me?  … Continue reading Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian

Episode 5 part 1

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Veils of America! We had such a great discussion here that we decided to split the episode in half. This is part one of episode five where we rip on each other and tell funny stories about stereotypes we fall into. We played a game that … Continue reading Episode 5 part 1

Author Nevien Shabbneh

Happy Friday everyone! Two weeks into the new year and hopefully everyone is enjoying it so far! For the feature today, we have someone that I have admired for years. I was honored when she agreed to be a guest, this week we have the incredible Nevien Shabbneh! Nevien graduated with a bachelors degree in … Continue reading Author Nevien Shabbneh

MIDDLE EASTERN PULSE

For this weeks podcast, I interviewed the lovely Manar Noubani, a Columbia College Chicago alum who has recently started a clothing brand taking the Middle East by surprise. I sat with Manar to talk about Middle Eastern Pulse and the process behind creating the brand. Manar always knew she wanted to do something to get … Continue reading MIDDLE EASTERN PULSE