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
As I stayed in quarantine during the period of covid19, I started exploring different ways to keep myself busy. One fine day, I came across my old sketches as a middle school student, inspiring me to revisit my lost passion for art. During my stay in Glasgow, I realised that there is a universal language … Continue reading Reviving a Lost Passion – Art
Since completing my first year at the University of St. Andrews studying Computer Science, I have realised the importance of supporting underrepresented groups in STEM. During my high school years, Computer Science was not an overpopulated career choice and therefore, I always felt somewhat isolated and unique in my passion for CS. However, this never … Continue reading Being a BAME Woman in the Computer Science Field
Glasgow offers an open, multicultural and benevolent environment. It is populated by beautiful, comedic, and passionate people who come from varying backgrounds. Living here as a minority for the past two and a half years has been a mixed blessing. Often, it is convenient that I can usually make friends from different (or same) nations … Continue reading Life as an International Student in Scotland