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Are you game? – “Social Media”

Words Maria P.   // Header Credits Amena T.  ‘The Social Dilemma’ is a docu-drama that offers a stunningly eye-opening look into the dark world of social media, and breaks down how social networking companies take advantage of users.  Throughout the course of the film there were multiple…

January 15, 2021
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Pain vs Joy (or) Pain & Joy? – “Concrete vs. Jungle”

Words Nafeesa M.    Header Credits Umaima ben (@umaimasbeautifulmesses) I accompanied an old man once. His back a curve, his eyes had intriguing shadows beneath, the story of his life etched in the lines on his forehead. His scars reminded me of those ancient stories carved on…

December 18, 2020
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Past & Future – “Concrete vs. Jungle”

Words Nafisa C.    Header Credits Jamila M. (@Jamilamilamila) Bygone has the late hour; The dusk sets low on the clouds, barely a promise; a new dawn is over the horizon. Past is a mere fragment, residing in the memories, conscious looms at the peculiarity. What waits…

December 11, 2020
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This Year – Ashara 1442H

Words Zainab H.    Header Credits Husayn S. (@husaynshaakir) The auspicious days of Ashara Mubaraka are always a new and pious start to a wonderful year. In fact, according to me, they’re a guide on how to live our years from thereon. This year Ashara Mubaraka was…

October 23, 2020
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Ashara 1442H

Header Credits Alaifiyah J. (@create_and_escape) Words Zahabiya K.   Is vaba me bhi Barakat chupi hui hai  Dekho mumin ke gharo ko kaise masjid bana chuki hai  Har ghar me ek imam, Ramazan o Muharram  Azaan ki awaaz aur Husain ka pur josh matam  Is vaba…

October 16, 2020
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The Aftermath – Ashara 1442H

Words Zainab Shakir.     Header Credits @arinum_sarabar Ashara Mubarak was a memorable event which every mumin cherished dearly with their hearts, as it was commenced in their houses for the first time in history.   The bounties of the heavens and angels were descended upon every home…

October 12, 2020
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What it means to be a woman of faith – Ashara 1442H

Words Umme Salama M.    Header Credits Ruqaiyah G. (@ruqs_g) Since my early teenage years as a tinkering ‘feminist’, I’ve always struggled with the act of covering in the Western world. I spent most of my high school and early college in constant worry and self-doubt about…

October 2, 2020
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The Least Ordinary – “It’s Debatable”

Words Zahabiyah H.    Header Credits Zainab K. (@zkarkh) Cooking: Experiment vs. Exact Science The Least Ordinary Cooking isn’t my favourite thing to do, but it isn’t my least favourite thing either. It sits between necessity and therapy as a form of disassociated work that allows for…

September 26, 2020
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Culinary Adventures (Andaaz Apna Apna) – “It’s Debatable”

Words Tasneem M.    Header Credits Jamila M. (@Jamilamilamila) Cooking: Experiment vs. Exact Science Culinary Adventures (Andaaz Apna Apna) It mystifies me when people try to cook only by thermometers and tape measures and other such empirical tools; mostly because my fondest and earliest memories of food were…

September 23, 2020
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The Art Of Cooking Science – “It’s Debatable”

Words Nafeesa M.    Header Credits Alifyah M. (@alifsmurt) Cooking: Experiment vs. Exact Science The Art Of Cooking Science I still remember the day I decided to explore my art, try something new, something more abstract. I had my target in mind, it was for someone special…

September 21, 2020