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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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OPINION|FOUR THINGS I LEARNED WATCHING “CLEAN EATING’S DIRTY SECRETS”

BBC Three, being the legends they are have released a documentary which follows the internet’s big sister Grace F Victory around and asked the question that you may not have thought necessary: Is ‘clean eating’ GOOD for you?      I know what you are thinking, because it was my first thought too: WHAT KIND OF …

INFeatured  Features  OpinionAugust 8, 2016
BY: sytteam
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INTERVIEW | IN CONVERSATION WITH MUSICIAN LUCY SPRAGGAN

Some of you may remember Lucy Spraggan from that brilliant audition on X Factor way back in 2013, others have been religiously following her career since then.

INEntertainment  FeaturesAugust 6, 2016
BY: sytteam
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INTERVIEW | KITTY UNDERHILL ON THE REALITIES OF BEING BOTH A FEMINIST AND AN ‘IN-BETWEENIE’ MODEL

In a world where we are constantly subjected to “the ideal body standard”, it is often difficult to speak out against injustice and to maintain a positive body image. We have spoken to model and actress Kitty Underhill about where she fits in to these debates, and why feminism is important to her. 1) HOW …

INCareer  Featured  FeaturesAugust 3, 2016
BY: sytteam
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INTERVIEW| ALICE ELLIS: YOUNG WOMEN IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

When we talk about women in music, we look at the likes of Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, or Adele, yet we rarely look at the grass roots level, right where it begins, where the spark ignites. We all have to start somewhere so I spoke to a music student, Alice Ellis about her experiences in the …

INEntertainment  Featured  FeaturesJuly 31, 2016
BY: sytteam
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HOW #IAmAFeminist PROVES THAT WE NEED FEMINISM

People on twitter are giving different reasons as to why they are feminists with #IAmAFeminist.

INNewsJuly 30, 2016
BY: Ikran Dahir
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