Category Discussion

Just Another Rant on the School Paper

As with any journalist, there comes a time, or rather a story that really pushes one to question whether or not they will succumb to pressure in order to keep the administration happy. Whether they will push themselves hard enough to get the story out and to where the voice of the people is heard. […]

Self-Censorship

Censorship exists in many forms, one of which happens to be self-censorship, or reviewing ones self for objectionable or unacceptable material and suppressing it, which in turn is worse than censorship by others. What we artists, writers and average citizens tend to do quite often is self-censor, for fear of being censored or ostracized by […]

The “Talk”

Oh you know, just another minority family having that “talk” about discrimination.

The Plight of Migrant Workers in the UAE

When you think of the charm of the UAE, have you ever considered the people who made it this way? Migrant workers make up a huge percent of the population, but don’t receive half the benefits.

Yes, the World Still Needs Art

Does the world need art?… Yes, of course. The primary focus of this piece was purely visual art. For a broader focus check out my other art post.

Freedom of Thought

Sometimes I’m not Allowed to say what Is not accepted Even though my freedom Of speech is hypocritically Guaranteed under a document A bunch of old guys Signed long ago And so people Who spread their Strides across an already Thin boundary a bit Too far, the line is Inevitably crossed and They are inevitably […]

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

With the chaos that has ensued since the world started taking a turn for the worst, it’s important to remember that without unity, there is no way for anything to get better. Opposing groups call for everything from intolerance to even violence against those they disagree with. People that disregard human life shed blood without […]