Islamic New Year 1434 AH

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The Islamic New Year, also know as the Hijri New Year marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar year, with Muharram being the first month. The first Islamic year took place in 622 CE, during which Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) emigrated from Mecca to Medina, this is known as the Hijra. The […]

The Pro-Choice/Pro-Life Debate Rages on in Ireland

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By Summun Jafri This week The Irish Times reported the death of a woman at the University Hospital Galway in Ireland. Her death was largely blamed on her doctors’ refusal to give her an abortion. Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Dentist, arrived at the hospital when she was seventeen weeks pregnant with complaints […]

How to NOT Bomb Your Internship Interview.

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[Should be fairly easy: I did it.]   By Sijal Rehmane   It’s intern-hiring season at the SHE office, meaning we have had many a hopeful intern-prospective prancing through our office over the past couple of weeks. Getting interviewed can be a harrowing experience for anyone, especially if the position […]

Super-Storm Sandy

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Toronto has weathered Super-storm Sandy. Although the damage that the storm has left behind may not be as severe as New York, it has still left tens of thousands without power and claimed one life. Trees, buildings and general infrastructure were severely damaged throughout the duration of the storm. As […]