This past week, I was graced with the presence of an Omani student here at Ohio University. With this experience I learned that his family consisted of TEN children, 5 male and 5 female with ages ranging from 7 to 24 years old. I also learned that most of his siblings lived at home, even […]Read more "We Are Family!"
The advertisement business is a competitive market that strives for consumers’ attention. Many companies fail to acquire the interest of their buyers through ads, but there are always those companies that win peoples attention through a memorable commercial, usually from humor or something cute like a puppy. The “Never Say No To Panda” campaign has […]Read more "Never Say No To Panda"
It always fascinates me when I look down from an airplanes window and see the Earth from a different point of view. From this perspective, one can see the ground in a different way, and perceive the land they stand on as patchy, colorful squares divided by trees, bodies of water, roads, homes, etc. The […]Read more "Stone Rings Decorate The Middle East"
Over the years, the popular teen clothing retailer Abercrombie and Fitch has struggled and caused much controversy over their discrimination in processes of hiring and firing. CEO Michael Jeffries has stated several times that he desires “beautiful and skinny shoppers” to wear his clothes and that this retailer targets the popular kids, not the “fat […]Read more "Muslims vs. Abercrombie and Fitch"
Beer: a beverage with a taste that takes some getting used to. Most people say it’s an acquired taste as well. In America, most people do not enjoy this beverage for its flavor, unless it is a crafty brew with some sort of flavor or spice added to it. Personally, I believe this drink is […]Read more "Cheers! To Non-Alcoholic Beer!"
A man’s best friend is loyal, always by his side, never tells his secrets, and of course, gives him a big wet kiss when he is “down in the dumps.” This best friend is a dog, known to be one of the most loving creatures on planet Earth- at least in my opinion! Studies have […]Read more "A Man’s Best Friend: Are the Feelings Mutual in the Middle East?"
As a twenty-one year old female, I feel extremely blessed to be able to have the freedom to express myself in almost any way that I want-one way being able to get a tattoo. Today, I have two: one on my ribs and one on my foot; and I always find myself itching to get […]Read more "Expressing Oneself Through Body Ink: Allowed for Muslims?"
‘Single in the City’ columnist Rym Tina Ghazel once said, “Every country’s national dress is symbolic and should be worn with respect, given its history and its nationalistic, as well as patriotic, connotations.” In this case, she was talking about the internationally known Abaya, which is worn by most Muslim women. What is the […]Read more "I’d-Buy-A Abaya"