Feminism Feminism. I, Farah Khairat, believe in feminism with all of my heart, and with every inch of my body and soul. Feminism, to me, is defined as the political, social, and economical equality of both genders. I, being an Egyptian woman have come to realise that self-respect comes from within you. Not from the..
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Over the summer, my family and I decided to take a trip through the marvelous city of Barcelona on a 6-day intense bike trek. Naturally, my immediate thought was that this wouldn’t quite fall under the category of an ideal vacation, as it seemed far from relaxing. But I was definitely mistaken. With my JVC..
1. Happiness Although this one sounds cliché it holds a lot of meaning because what would someone want in life more than to simply be happy. Now when I say I’d like to achieve happiness, I don’t mean that by any specific means. I just mean that wherever i am, whoever I’m with and whatever..
It is a known fact that the most valuable currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. Antimatter is considered the most valuable substance in the world. However, I believe that time, no matter what you compare it to, is the most valuable thing in the world. You can’t keep time, you can’t own time,..
As I watch myself through the eyes of an angel, I see my daughter handing me my last cup of water And I remember . . . And I remember so well all the knives my memories aimed at me; That day, I was living in a series of flashbacks. The first day I entered..
We all see the same colors, We are all The same colors. Our hands Scatter the seeds of peace Onto our reincarnated Grounds of hope. Our hearts, Though they may be different, Are made from the same Fabric. The greens and blues of my heart, Are the smiles and frowns on your face. My..
“Afraid from the Perils that Surround her” She’s alone in this compact shell for years, Terrified to appear and scared to speak, Just sitting there thinking about those fears, She’s abandoned, a clue for being weak. Trapped in this locked cave, cant see any light, Striving to see outside those locked portals, BAM! Help..
Many people that listening to music, or specifically Mozart, will make them smarter and make their children smarter. They believe that it will raise their IQ in the long run. Although this theory has been disproved in most studies, some studies still show a small yet significant effect on IQ. The Mozart effect was a..
The Alchemist Studying The Alchemist in English class was beyond amazing as it truly taught me major and essential lessons about life. Paulo Coelho wrote a book about a simple Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels deserts to reach the majestic pyramids of Egypt and find treasure derived as he had a recurrent..
Un Cubano A boy, a girl A Cuban cigar Sitting here awaiting A war that’s not far The ships they’re coming But never arrive Los Rusos are coming To keep us alive Americanos, they don’t play The game very well They treat us as if Fidel Castro has fell Day after day They threaten my..
10 Reasons to love your solitude: “Our bodies deserve to be more than war-torn and collateral, offering this f***dom as a pathetic means to say… I only know how to exist when I am wanted” This is an excerpt from “Body Love,” spokenpoetry, by Mary Lambert. This poem stimulated a clutter of thoughts in..
Comfort Zones are really convenient places. Our comfort zones are beautiful. However, they are also limiting. They limit us and they confine us.You may think confinement can only be negative, but our comfort zones are in fact a confinement. We don’t feel confined or imprisoned when in our comfort zones, we don’t feel it.We, as..
What is she saying? What are they doing? My vision of paradise was a bit of a blur And the two men already had hold of me. “Now just keep calm;” I struggle, The men were already dragging me toward heaven, Away from her dulcet voice. Let me go! Let me talk for a minute!..
Easter is one of many religious holidays celebrated all around the world. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ and as well fertility. This holiday is also referred to as a “movable feast”, since there isn’t a fixed date for when it is celebrated. However, it falls between specific ranges of time. The Western celebrates..
One of the main controversial topics is whether female genital mutilation is considered a cultural practice or, would it be considered one of the human rights violations. Female genital mutilation is mostly dominant and popular in Africa, especially in Sub- Saharan Africa. The population of women who are circumcised in Africa lies between eighty million..
Many have already heard of or studied the Tobacco Mosaic Disease and have thus been informed of its brutal and gruesome effects on valuable crops. This infection dates back to the 18th century when Adolf Mayer reported that this virus is transferred amidst plants, in correspondence to bacteria. According to later-confirmed studies, this virus originates..
Giacometti Sculptures All throughout term 3 in my 3D Studio I class, we were working on Giacometti sculptures. It was a lot of work, however, I was fascinated by the results at the end. It was composed of wire, foil, glue, paper Mâche, paint and wood. These were all used for a different part..
Divergent “Divergent” written by Veronica Roth is a fascinating fiction book that shows the reader an insight of the world around us. “Divergent” ensures that the readers are aware of the power of the government over the citizens. Furthermore, it embarks on a futuristic and dystopian Chicago where the society is divided into five..
I used to come home every day, and my mom would have a nice snack set for me while she gets lunch ready, while I turn on TV to hear Kim Possible. The most blissful innocent feeling. I used to go to school to learn, and not worry about my G.P.A that is slightly above..
Referring to Paulo Coelho’s quote, “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” Life is filled with many intriguing questions, paths and decisions that set the person in a swamped state. We all tend to feel..