Perspectives

Street Harassment – Personal Issue, Mass Problem

Let’s start with a walk in an underground station at midday. You climb up your third flight of stairs alone and see two men in the otherwise empty building walking towards you. They stop talking when they see you, one of them stares at every inch of your body and –while this station is built… Continue reading Street Harassment – Personal Issue, Mass Problem

Feminism is... · Perspectives

What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?

Charlot’s Perspective It would be wrong to assume that there is only one definition of Feminism. I don’t think I have the right to define that word on behalf of everyone else. But I can speak for myself. At least for me, it’s a word that has changed its meaning countless times, and still is… Continue reading What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?

Culture · Perspectives

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Win Is Not “Redefining Boundaries” 

Adiba’s perspective: Ever since the Nobel Prize winners have been announced, there’s been a lot of conflicting opinion on the Prize for Literature. Bob Dylan, is not exactly “literature” by any defining paradigms but then again, I suppose, what is literature? The dictionary simply defines it as “written work,” which would expand the definition of… Continue reading Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Win Is Not “Redefining Boundaries” 

Perspectives · Society

What Does Trump’s Win Mean?

Adiba’s Perspective Waking up the morning of the election was honestly kind of confounding. And that’s coming from me, a non-American. I can’t even imagine what my American friends and family feel. Mere days ago they were happily sporting their “I voted” stickers, trying to keep optimistic in the midst of a fight for, essentially,… Continue reading What Does Trump’s Win Mean?