Category: Reflections

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The Trials of Ramadan -Mohammad Waliuddin Tanvir

I find the long hours of fasting really hard. I know I am not supposed to say that, but the truth is before every Ramadan, all I think about are the long days ahead. I am absolutely terrified. Then it arrives…Bam! It hits me, and the strange thing is…I survive...

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The School to Prison Pipeline and #IStandWithAhmed -Margari Aziza Hill

When 14-year-old Sudanese American Muslim Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, he thought he was going to impress his engineering teacher. Another teacher heard the device and reported it to the police. Yet, the school was not evacuated, as is standard procedure in...

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Commercials: What do they tell our Youth?

Maimuna Musarrat Few years ago, I was talking to a sister who had just recently arrived from abroad. She had a lot of amazing stories to tell, but what surprised me most was when she said she was missing Bangladesh so much that she even downloaded and watched Bangladeshi TV...

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Of Facebook

Ibn Gias The face that launched a thousand ships and burnt the topless towers of Ilium. ‘The face that launched a thousand ships’ is a figure of speech that stands for Helen of Troy. Helen was so beautiful that Greek men went to Troy and fought the Trojan War to...