Anmol Dhanda discusses their love of music, and explores its ability to allow for expression and creativity. Continue reading The Power of Music
As protesters rise up in anger at the continued systematic racism against black people worldwide, Kiran Kaur reflects on the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement through poetry. Continue reading Black Lives Matter – A poem
Shauntelle Islam recounts her experience of growing up half Bengali, half Scottish, and coming to realise her identity as a mixed race Scot. Continue reading Being Mixed Race- My Story
Halal restaurants can still be tricky to find, and many still don’t know they exist. Raisah Goheer gives tips to make sure fellow Muslims don’t compromise their appetites when it comes to eating out. Continue reading Is it Halal?
Rebekah Cheung discusses the rise in racism faced by East Asians amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading What’s in a Name?
It has many coloursIrn bru orangeMehndi redMixed in with crossroads of valley greens and blue and Kashmiri tea pinksLike an Ordnance survey mapWhere maps end and memories beginInhabits my worldLike a sea striding the landAnd estuaries encroaching the oceanOf mixed up ideas and mixed kebabsWhere two tongues join, branch and intertwinewords become half in one … Continue reading On Wearing a Tartan Hijab
Aimée Perera, a Scottish student who studied in America, details the concerning regulations international students may face in the US due to measures being pushed forward by Donald Trump. Continue reading Being an International Student at the Mercy of Trump
Samir Haider discusses the history behind present-day Israel and the devastating implications this has had on the Palestinian people. Continue reading ISRAEL IS ON THE VERGE OF ANNEXING THE WEST BANK
Nimra Ahmed writes honestly about the struggle of dealing with mental health issues and the importance of seeking help. Continue reading Mental Health – Smash the Stigma
Aaisha Sabir takes a look at what arranged marriages mean in this day and age, tackling some of the preconceptions many have about the term. Continue reading “Arranged” Marriages – Assumptions & Misconceptions