Struggles Of A Baby Face: Don’t Tell Me To Smile

          It’s funny the way it happens. It’s always the same and yet it always catches me by surprise. I’m at work, usually by the end of my shift. I smile, say hello, and ask if I can help them because Read More …

Badass Muslim Women You Should Know

For too long now, we have allowed the media to manipulate us into believing that Muslim women are a group of subservient, oppressed, uneducated housewives, whose only purpose in life is to satisfy the men in her life and pop out babies. However, it wasn’t Read More …

It’s Time To Address The Thousands Of Missing Foreign Exchange Students

To this day there are more than 6,000 foreign exchange students declared missing. Many came to the United States for a chance at a higher education and have mysteriously disappeared. Unfortunately, while American students learn “stranger danger” at a very young age and know what signs Read More …

Why Did It Take 46 Years For Yoko Ono To Get Credit For “Imagine?” The Pattern Of Men Erasing Women’s Accomplishments

On Wednesday, the National Music Publishers Association officially credited Japanese artist, singer, songwriter, filmmaker, writer, feminist, and activist Yoko Ono with co-writing “Imagine,” the enormously popular 1971 song attributed to her late husband, Beatles frontman John Lennon. She is 84 years old and helped write Read More …

QUEERNESS: Represented In Pastel Art Films And Male Fantasy Driven Porn

Art cinema used to have a reputation for being the forte of pretentious but cultured film scholars with a penchant for dreamscapes and earthy soundtracks. Over the years, that has definitely changed and art films have become more accessible to larger consumer bases and mainstream Read More …

WestBankStyle48: Habbiyyieh and Shuman’s Fashion Statements For The Justice Of Palestine

Politics and fashion are always a controversial conversational combination. Making political statements with fashion are always a hit or miss for the audience. From Rebecca Minkoff’s Spring 2017 runway featuring women empowerment and feminism statements in response to the inauguration of elected president, Donald Trump, Read More …

Contraception: One Big Contraption

  Sex. We’re all having it. Or we aren’t. Whether you’re having sex or not, it’s good to know ways to protect yourself from pregnancy and STD’s. Here are some Q&A’s about the main types of contraceptives that people use. These aren’t all of the Read More …

Things I Wish I Had Learned In Sex-Ed: Virginity

When you search “virgin” on Merriam-Webster, the results are; “a person who has not had sexual intercourse,” “a person who is inexperienced in a usually specified sphere of activity,” “an unmarried woman devoted to religion,” “an absolutely chaste young woman,” and “an unmarried girl or Read More …