48-Hour News Blackout

By SADAF AYAZ September 3rd, 2018 “Honestly, it’s a grand idea for other social media-obsessed, instant-gratification yearning users around the globe.” During my 1.5 hour commute back home from the city, you can imagine I flip from one app to…

Once Upon a White Male Professor

By JANIS MAHNURE May 12, 2018 “This brilliant man who was intrigued by me but not enough to hear me out. Just enough to reel me in and spit out his reality.” Disclaimer: This is about my personal experience, and…

Millennials Are Tyrants: Why People Hate Millennials

By SADAF AYAZ April 11, 2018 “The new changes that become a normal part of life for the youth, become a strange, new concept for adults and because of this cycle, it seems, each generation gets worse and worse.” The…

“How Does A Kid Even F*** Up That Bad?”

By ANONYMOUS April 10, 2018 “It’s overwhelming and I shut the rest of the world out. I crouch down and close my eyes with my hands over my ears, just trying to block out the noise.” In response to: What…

What is Self Love: T-Shirts That Inspire Self-Love

By ROMANA SHAIKH April 7, 2018 “Each woman had her own share of beauty dancing around her, gracing her and each one being a model for a t-shirt line calling out for self love.” On a cold, windy afternoon on…

Father Forgets: A Tribute to Relationships

By SADAF AYAZ April 2nd, 2018 “Father Forgets, by W. Livingston, is a reflection on the day his son stirred his heart. A beautiful reminder of the innocence of youth and the unawareness of adulthood.” The relationship dynamic between parents…

Is “Allahu Akbar” Really the Problem?

By EEMA MANZOOR April 1st, 2018 “Islamophobes, or anyone weary of Islam, often view the words “Allahu akbar” as a sign that people are about to die or kill others. Even many people who don’t necessarily dislike Muslims cower a…

Keeping Up With Everything But the Kardashians

By NIDA ALI March 25, 2018 “Look at the person who is practically invisible, admire their character, read a book, read the news, talk to strangers, smile at love ones and keep up with what is good and important in…

White Skin is the Wrong Skin: How to Pick the Right Foundation Shade

By HIBBA MAHMUD March 22, 2018 “From a beauty perspective, having the wrong shade of foundation can be detrimental to your look. Having a visibly lighter foundation makes the person appear ashy and grey, whereas a darker foundation makes a…

Islam, The Truth: A Narrative on Being A Muslim

By EEMA MANZOOR March 19, 2018 “Islam is not as simple as just a belief, it is a religion of knowledge as well as action. This means that Islam integrates into every aspect of our lives.” I’m not sure how…

3 Billion Under 30: An Inspiring Book on Some of the Most Successful Under 30s

By KRYSTYNA OLSZEWSKA March 13, 2018 “Kleinert says he hopes that readers will “really take to heart all these stories and strategies that are shared and then use those to have more impact in their life”, much like the people…

What is the single most underrated trait a person can have?

By Niklas Göke March 11th, 2018 “It is the art of being okay when life sucks because you’re removed from the expectation that it pans out a certain way.” Which option do you prefer? I flip a coin. Heads, I give…

School is an Absolute Nightmare As an Autistic Person

By NATALIE March 9th, 2018 “School is an absolute nightmare as an autistic person with a speech impediment, bad hearing, bad eyesight, the attention span of a 5-year-old, and horrible memory.” “Natalie, you still gotta bring the sheet.” *silence* “NATALIE?”…

Tipping: Get it Together!

By HIBBA MAHMUD March 7th, 2018 “According to the New York State Department of Labor, all tipped employees make a minimum of $7.50 per hour.” Dear Customer, Whenever a tourist reads a guidebook on the USA, one of the most…

Live and Help Live: Lessons From Abdul Sattar Edhi

By NIDA ALI February 28. 2018 “Today, February 28, 2018 marks what would have been the 90th birthday of Abdul Sattar Edhi, a renowned humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of the Edhi Foundation who passed away last year.” Hira Imtiaz, 19,…

What are common mistakes in friendships nobody tells you about?

By Niklas Göke February 27th, 2018 “Ambition does not work in friendship.” The more you have of these, the harder it is to make friends: Money. Beauty. Knowledge. Status. In other words, everything we fight tooth and nail for on a…

The Voice in Your Head is Bull Shit

By William Beteet February 20th, 2018 “Your mind get’s bored and is looking for something to do, and when you are tired it’s easier for it to be negative.” That the Voice inside your head is Bull Shit! I cannot express…

What important lesson in life is often forgotten?

By Niklas Göke February 15th, 2018 “The Cycle of History; The Cycle of Life“ The value of restraint. Not too long ago, part of growing up was to learn patience. It wasn’t optional. Paychecks needed longer to clear and wire transfers took…

Unwritten Social Rules Everyone Should Know

By Niklas Göke February 6th 2018 “There are rules, written and unwritten, and they depend on the time, the people, the country, the culture, the politics, and a whole lot of other values” When you drive into Area 51, past the…

Life’s Top 3 Setbacks and How to Overcome Them

By Admin February 5th, 2018 “A lot of life’s problems can be solved by thinking clearly about what you want to do, what you truly need.”   Fear Life’s biggest setback is fear.  Everyone is afraid of something, whether it’s…