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HistoryApril 19, 2017

Social Media – The New Colosseum

Today we circulate graphic images and inhumane videos in hopes of awakening a part of the human mind that has yet to be desensitized. Between 70-80 A.D., ancient Rome has built an open-air venue famously known as the Colosseum for entertainment. You can hardly imagine the Colosseum without the association of brutal, vicious, and masculine

Women EmpowermentApril 17, 2017

Unpaid Domestic Work: A Tale of Disproportionate Gender Representation

How come women’s unpaid work is considered unimportant to the development of society and isn’t counted within its GNP. Despite common belief, there has never been a time in history where women did not work. The work done by women that usually gets disregarded is that of unpaid domestic nature. Unpaid work is usually defined

CultureApril 12, 2017

To The Ones Who Got Killed In The Name Of Honor

Countless women are killed every year in the name of honor; our societies harbor such injustice and we are all passive participants. Almost every evening, when the inhabitants of the oldest apartment building in the outskirts of the youngest and most urbanized city in the country were supposedly in a deep sleep, a certain man

SocietyApril 2, 2017

Making a Habit to Give (@YearOfGiving)

The author lauds the initiative of the government in launching the “Year of Giving” and looks at ways that we can all give back to our community. 2016 was declared as the “Year of Reading” in the UAE, and this resulted in many noteworthy initiatives, as well as a platform for the bookworms of the

ParentingMarch 21, 2017

The First Night Alone With My Baby

As a first-time mom, the writer shares her daunting experience the first time she was completely alone with her baby overnight and how she struggled. Last December, I was about to spend my first night alone with my 10-day old son. As a first-time mom, everything about the baby made me nervous. I kept questioning

HealthMarch 19, 2017

The Role Of 3D Printing In Medicine

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a manufacturing approach that includes layering of substances to create an object, that has been recently used in the healthcare sector due to several factors such as its low cost and facilitation of different processes. Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a manufacturing process of layering substances such as metals, ceramics, and living

SocietyFebruary 23, 2017

The Joys And Woes Of The Desert

Encouraging readers to explore the nature of the UAE, but also with caution to those who are negligent and cause harm to the environment. While the UAE may be famed for its glitz and glamor, and iconic structures such as the Burj Khalifa and Etihad Towers, one must not forget some of the real beauties

Marketing and AdvertisingFebruary 21, 2017

That Advertisement Is For Them, The Third Persons

What is the Third Person Effect and how does it relate to advertising? Third Person Effect is a theory developed by Sociologist W. Phillips Davison in 1983. The Third Person Effect occurs when an individual is exposed to a certain mass media message. The Third Person Effect is when a person assumes there is a

Self ReflectionFebruary 19, 2017

What Is Failure?

We try so hard to make something out of our lives, and for many, the fear of failure

ScienceJanuary 24, 2017

The Journeys of 2 Women in UAE’s STEM

Who are some of the women examples in STEM fields, and how rich are their experiences and their lessons? The small percentages of women in STEM fields have always been a concern by many (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), whether inside or outside the STEM fields, especially with the fact that their