The Forgotten Students

It’s already been just over a year since the unprecedented pandemic transformed the lives of everyone. Throughout this time period, students from primary schools to college have received endless amounts of information and support. But what about university students? Gizdem Albayrak, a University of Westminster student, details about tuition fees, mental fees and whether theContinue reading “The Forgotten Students”

Stop The Obsession With Hijabs

The hijab is a religious veil worn by the women of Islam to preserve their modesty. It’s what defines, liberates and empowers them as strong women and plays a key part to the Islamic culture.  Yet, in Western countries, it’s considered oppressive and ‘backwards.’ The West seem to have an obsessive relationship with the hijab,Continue reading “Stop The Obsession With Hijabs”

A Day In The Life Of A Year 10 Student

Since March 8th 2021, we have seen students return back to school, but how does the school life differ since last year September and now? We take a look at year 10 student- Taibah Khan- and the new challenges and changes she has had to adapt to, her preparation for the mock exams and howContinue reading “A Day In The Life Of A Year 10 Student”

The Unlikely Duo: Bollywood and Africa

An industry that relies on culture and tradition, how did Bollywood conquer Africa? Bollywood movies were introduced in the 1950’s to Western Africa through Lebanese merchants, as they were cheaper to license than Hollywood movies. Many of these movies were watched outdoors in courtyards and movie houses and very quickly became popular amongst Western Africans.Continue reading “The Unlikely Duo: Bollywood and Africa”

Black History-Redefined

‘Broad and balanced’. These are the two terms that are used to define the British school curriculum, but how is this possible if schools only focus on European history? Eurocentrism is a big problem within the British school curriculum. Although it is most obvious in history classes, eurocentrism manifests itself throughout the other subjects atContinue reading “Black History-Redefined”

Muslims Can Be Racist Too

If someone asked you to describe a Muslim, how would you respond? The most stereotypical of answers would be ‘Arab or South Asian sporting a long beard and a white robe’, yet the most common. This stereotype however, ostracises and disregards those who do not fit this description. Especially Black Muslims. A Muslim is aContinue reading “Muslims Can Be Racist Too”

Durex Advertorial

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Paper Review- 31st March 2020

In this paper review, we take a look at three news websites- Mail Online, The Sun and The Daily Mirror on their coverage of Covid-19 on the 31st March. Within this, we look at the different angles each website has taken and any further developments/ information provided along with some visually appealing info-graphics and pictures.Continue reading “Paper Review- 31st March 2020”

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