Nov 13, 2023
The human body is — and always has been — the center of political, economical, social and religious debates: it’s a sin, it’s a machine, it’s an...
Natalia Cruz Monjaraz
Is it about living a practical life or is it about wanting to fit into the beauty standards that we are all bombarded with?
There’s nothing quite as harrowing as teaching the alphabet to the person who taught you how to speak.
I know that people see me as fat. They know that I am fat, but somehow to openly admit this fact is to also admit defeat.
My face-off with facial hair
With notions of beauty being so polarized, what can the mutlicutural environment of NYUAD teach us about beauty ideals across the world?
What multiple injuries taught this writer about recovery, her body and the importance of a good mentality.
A lingering conception of plus-size models is that they are free from the pressures of modeling. Unfortunately, in this respect, modeling does not...
Should we and can we care about the origins of our threads?
Choosing to shave is not nearly as difficult as choosing not to.
Yeezy taught you wrong
How we communicate gender roles, cultural identities and social phenomena through dance.
Women are taught to foster rather than face our insecurities.
I once asked my uncle what made a girl beautiful and he pointed to a light-skinned girl and said, “‘See? That is beautiful’.”
Life is hard as a teenager, and it is even harder when society wants you to look like something that you would never naturally be.
Being truly committed means looking at the bigger picture and focusing on what you can do, rather than what you look like.
Khairunnisa Mentari Semesta
Later on, I discovered that many bodily functions do not feel like memorized definitions from high school biology.
My body is my anchor.
Lack of legal requirements inhibits accessibility.
"A telling analogy is how a person takes the same two seconds to gaze at a painting as he does to refresh on social media. We are bound to technical...
Football and Flamboyant Impressions: some the events happening this week at NYUAD and in Abu Dhabi.
Discover what was discussed in last week's General Assembly.
The new Medical Liability Law was recently enacted in the UAE, legalizing sex correction operations.
Josefina Dumay Neder
"When people see you, they hardly imagine who the other individuals were, cultures and ethnicities that led you to being who you are now."
Students share perspectives and complications arising during studying abroad in regard to health and eating.
Layan Adham Ismail
It’s not a passing obsession or brief infatuation; it has strongly latched itself onto my whole being, constituting a part of who I am: a makeup...
The Video Desk
Ink AD: an upcoming project by the video desk.
The perception of the hijab as discussed here shows one important thing: society, those who judge and assume, make it harder to practice their own...
On September 20, guests stood outside The Cube, wondering what to expect entering the Ei Zwei exhibition by NYUAD senior Jimena Reyes González and...