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OPINION | UNPAID INTERNSHIPS

As a college student or just someone looking to start their career. It’s hard to find a company that will hire you with no past professional experiences. Companies want a college graduate that has 5+ years in the field for entry level positions. Many people look to internships as a way to get their foot …

INFeatures  OpinionOctober 14, 2016
BY: Nivine Arafa
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OPINION | WHAT GETTING OUT OF A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP TAUGHT ME

My first real relationship was with my high school sweetheart and it lasted for almost 5 years.  During that time I learned a lot about love and myself, but it’s safe to say that I learned way more after the relationship ended.That relationship brought out ugly sides of me that I never want to see …

INOpinion  RelationshipsOctober 9, 2016
BY: sytteam
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WILL EMILY BLUNT IMPRESS OR DISAPPOINT IN ‘GIRL ON THE TRAIN’?

With the release of Paula Hopkins thriller being the most anticipated release of 2016, The Girl on The Train is destined for success. Yet can star of the movie, Emily Blunt, live up to people’s expectations? The novel, published in January 2015 quickly became a global bestseller, staying at the top of the New York …

INEntertainmentOctober 8, 2016
BY: sytteam
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OPINION | MY FIRST MEMORY IS ME SAVING MY MOTHERS LIFE

My first memory is not one of love, of comfort, or of joy. It is not one of particularizing each distinct feature of my mothers face or of laying in my crib in the middle of my first room. My memory addresses pain, undeniable violence, discomfort, and sorrow. My memory addresses terror and the most …

INFeatures  Mental Health  Opinion  Personal EssaysOctober 8, 2016
BY: sytteam
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OPINION | WHAT IS SELF LOVE?

I’ve been a fat kid for as long as I could remember, even at my smallest (70kg) I felt like a mammoth compared to my classmates and friends. Getting older that feeling didn’t waver as quickly as I hoped it would, I kept feeling like I was worthless and that I wasn’t pretty due to …

INLifestyle  Mental Health  OpinionOctober 8, 2016
BY: sytteam
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HERE’S HOW MUSLIM WOMEN ARE FIGHTING A HIJAB BAN IN BASKETBALL

The Olympics has brought Muslim women who wear the hijab to the forefront. By now you will have seen Ibtihaj Muhammad, Karima Abdulajadel, Maryan Nuh Muse and more taking part in the Olympics whilst still wearing their headscarves. But there is one sport that you won’t be seeing Hijabi women taking part in and that …

INFeatured  Features  NewsAugust 15, 2016
BY: Ikran Dahir
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NEWS | WHY THE #BlackLivesMatter MOVEMENT IS VITAL

It’s hard to log on to social media these past few days without seeing videos and posts of police brutality and violence against the black lives matter community. This hasn’t been the first time an African American was shot by the police not even in 2012 when young Trayvon Martin was fatally shot or in …

INFeatured  Features  NewsAugust 15, 2016
BY: sytteam
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OPINION | HOW MY ADDICTION TO “DON’T TELL THE BRIDE” HELPED ME SEE THE VALUE IN WEDDING PLANNING

The fact is, most girls who like to talk about weddings (and let me tell you that’s a lot of girls) will tell you they’ve dreamed about getting married pretty much since they learned to talk. Some girls might give you description about a vague ‘prince charming’ fantasy, or wanting to feel like a princess, and maybe even …

INFeatured  Features  LifestyleAugust 15, 2016
BY: sytteam
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DATING OUTSIDE OF YOUR CULTURE: DEALING WITH DIFFERENCES

Sustaining a successful relationship is difficult enough for those who share the same culture, so what happens when you have two people from diverse cultures trying to maintain a relationship? For those of us who are in interethnic relationships, some aspects of our relationships are truly a test of our strength and love. My parents warned me …

INUncategorizedAugust 15, 2016
BY: Nivine Arafa
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