Posts Tagged ‘school’

Homerun for Hijab

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Homerun for Hijab

I was expecting the question to arise so no surprised expressions were made when one of them asked me: “Aren’t you boiling?!”

My response was a smile and a simple, relaxed: “A bit, yeah.”

Thought swam in their eyes as they said, “Well why don’t you…take…” – they didn’t finish the question and they looked sheepishly at the grass – still confused.

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Respect Required

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Respect Required

I was shocked at her words and looked around me but didn’t find anyone even looking my way. Everyone seemed to be totally fine with it, but then suddenly my friends jumped to my defense: “Don’t be mean!” they cried to the senior girl. The girl shook her head, “You don’t understand. Look I am older and I know more. You look ridiculous so take it off NOW!”

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More Than A Friend

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More Than A Friend

More often that anyone would like, we have all, at some point in time, come across a scene where we can’t help but shake our head and say, “Tsk. Tsk. Tsk.”

Let’s imagine a hypothetical story shall we?

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University Life

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University Life

Here is some advice to consider while being caught up in the business of university life. We all wait for the day when we will finally be college students.  It is the freedom of taking classes later than eight in the morning, the freedom to choose our professors, and sometimes, the chance to live like […]

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Red Romanian Scarf

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Red Romanian Scarf

The Turkish students and their teacher approached me. They told me how girls couldn’t wear the hijab in their schools now – I felt strongly about this and asked how girls cope and about the controversy involved with this enforcement. I found a raging spark ignite when I thought about anyone taking away my right to wear the hijab.

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