Going to the Movies: A Frustrating Experience

Going to the Movies: A Frustrating Experience

So my friend and I wanted to watch ‘Victoria and Abdul’ at the Cinema yesterday.  “When will we watch it”? She asks me one day.  “Whenever there is closed captions available”! I reply. Going to the movies has always been a...
What does it mean to be a social researcher?

What does it mean to be a social researcher?

This year, after working a few jobs as a research assistant as well as volunteering in community projects, I am learning the true meaning of being a social researcher. Last year I spent my honours year at university conducting my own research and topic and had to...
Progress complete!

Progress complete!

I had my latest check up last week. It’s been a while and I had a double appointment. One for audiology and one for speech and communication training. “It’s your best test results ever!” my audiologist tells me. “You can now hear about...
Honours Graduation 2017

Honours Graduation 2017

Yesterday was my graduation. My second graduation, for my honours I completed last year. It was the most challenging and rewarding year for me. It was challenging because I really struggled with my complex identities of being the only hijab wearing Muslim, with...
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