The Politicization of Modest Clothing

By Eman Ahmed

Women’s clothing, fashion and dress have been ridiculed for decades. The focus on what we wear and its messages constantly are the basis of how people, specifically women, are judged and controlled within society. Throughout history, there has been a focus on punishing women for wearing revealing clothing or showing too much skin. With the sexual…

The Cycle of Abuse and Its Role in Intimate Partner Violence

By Eman Ahmed

Trigger Warning: Discussion of Cycles of Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence Cycles of abuse and intimate partner violence are both topics that, for many of us, may be foreign. While it is clear that abuse and violence affect individuals, these topics become somewhat taboo. Abuse cycles and intimate partner violence actively are working to…

Opinion: You Should Care About the Artist Behind the Art

By Eman Ahmed

Art in itself is a reflection of the individual who creates it.  While we can include certain exceptions, putting your name alongside a piece of work associates you with its contents. Whether it’s film or books, murals or singers, the artist will always have a meaning behind the images and narratives that they create.  The…

Issues surrounding the Vaccine: Vaccine Inequality and Misinformation

By Eman Ahmed

For nearly 2 years now, we as a global community have been concerned with one thing: the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ve gone through the mask debate, the stay-at-home orders, and the transition back to work. However, one thing has been placed as the focal point of current conversation: the vaccine. The vaccine has been a vessel…

The Impact of Food Deserts

By Eman Ahmed

The community grocery store; a place of familiarity for a household at any given time. Your typical grocery store, one that you visit at least once a week, either to get groceries or for the quick last-minute pickup, is a place that has become almost a second home for a lot of people.  While being…