As part of the American University of Sharjah’s 12th annual Model United Nation’s media team, I wrote two articles and co-wrote one alongside my colleague Frederikke Christiansen for the AUSMUN 2019 newsletter. Click here to Download Click here to Redirect to AUSMUN
MCM 472 – Editorial and Critical Writing: Commentary We are currently witnessing an alarming evolution in e-activism, a subunit of activists incorporating aspects of ‘dragging culture’ through the adoption of bullying and humiliation as a means to fight prejudice. But it is evident now that social media activism is characterized by a surge of unhealthy habits, … More Bullying: A viable solution to address discrimination?
MCM475 – Critical Analysis of Mass Media: Assignment “He Named Me Malala,” 2015, is a documentary directed by American filmmaker Davis Guggenheim based on the biography “I Am Malala.” It provides insight into the life of a young Pakistani girl who was shot by a masked Taliban gunman in 2012 after demanding women’s rights to education. … More Representations in “He Named Me Malala”
POL 307 – Wars, Conflict & Diplomacy: Assignment During the Algerian conflict, anti-colonial ideas impacted French public opinion, leading to events that may not have taken place in the absence of them. Colonial ideas once dominated the French; however, as moral questions regarding the colonial regime began to rise, domestic public opinion gradually changed. Attitudes … More The Role of Ideas in the Algerian War
Literary Journalism Assignment: A Non-Fiction Vignette Something wakes her up again. Days passed by since she last ate and she must’ve been hallucinating because she heard a voice calling her from the guest bathroom. Fully alert, Ally carries herself out of bed and drags her weight through the darkness in search of the doorknob. Once out, she … More Faded
Literary Journalism Exercise Sarah is only 23. She spent the last few years doing the things she loves, confined in her cocoon, away from people. Today, she opens her eyes to a different perspective. Embedded in her routine, she drags herself out of bed to grab some breakfast before the semester starts. On her way … More The Introvert
This exercise was done for a sociology paper. I’ve always gone home past my curfew but I’ve never left the house after it. For this assignment, I decided to do just that. I planned on taking my sister on a short cruise after midnight because god forbid I face the consequences of my actions … More Breaking The Norm: Curfew
I wrote this for my writing class in Freshman year. I was born in the summer of ‘96 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. Being a quirky, cheeky, and deceptive child, I was adored by adults, who brushed off my friends’ complains about my devilish ways. I had many visions for … More My Introduction