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“I was 13 and Wear a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” Published at Everyday Feminism

buy generic cytotec online My personal essay has been republished by Everyday Feminism under the title, “I was 13 and Wear a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” on Friday, January 29, 2016!  My essay was originally published by The Manifest-Station under the title, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me“. This was… Read more →

“At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afriad Of Me,” Published at The Manifest-Station

buy clomid free I am excited to share with you all my first ever published piece! My personal essay, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me,” has been published by The Manifest-Station on Friday, October 16, 2015! Excerpt: “At 13-years-old, I was a nerd. At 13, I was also beginning to struggle with my identity. I didn’t expect that… Read more →

Quarter of a Century Old

Asalaamu Alaikum! I think I’m an adult now. Or, at least, I’m supposed to be. I know it’s been forever since I’ve put up a blog post. Forever is quite the understatement. I promised more updates and lots more about my adventures in Palestine last fall, but time has literally escaped from my hands. I haven’t touched my travel pictures… Read more →

My American Charm Turns on Airport Security

Asalaamu Alaikum! My thoughts are all over the place right now. I’m going to do my best to write out what I have been thinking about for the last week and a half. A week after Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, I took a flight to a place that I have dreamt of visiting since I turned twelve in the summer of… Read more →

Food

Food. It really does bring the entire world together. All those clichés are not far from the truth. They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. The reality is that the way into anyone’s heart is food. Of course I’m generalizing here. I know there are stronger elements – faith for one. Just go along… Read more →

View of nature while drinking coffee

Overthinking

I have a thing I do, especially at the most inconvenient of times… I overthink everything. Most people might do this when they’re stressed, worrying about something, or just bored and have nothing better to do. Me? I overthink during every single moment, 60/24/7/4/12/365 (<- did you get that?). Nothing worse than when I overthink at the most inconvenient times.… Read more →

Facebook: The Time Thief?

Three months and three days. That’s how long it has been since I put up a blog post. When I started this blog, my goal was to come here and write away without having to convey a certain message. So much for being consistent with my blog. FAIL. Although I have not put up any posts recently, AlhamduliAllah, I have… Read more →