Muslim leaders combatting ISIS

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Egypt’s top Islamic institution, has called for radical reform in religious teaching. Facing the growing dangers of Islamic militant groups such as ISIS, el-Tayeb states that Islamic extremism stems from intolerance and incorrect interpretations of the Koran. Influential religious and political figures, including President Abdel Fattah al-Sisir of […]

Eating disorders psychological: Mental health plays bigger role in eating disorders than media

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week draws attention to an important and widespread issue in our society. Many people know what it is like to look in the mirror and not be satisfied with the reflection staring back. Everyone wants to feel confident about their body image. But despite prevalent assumptions, eating disorders are not a […]

Art must be judged by quality

Since its release, Fifty Shades of Grey has been surrounded by a controversy impossible to ignore. Conversations concerning the worldwide bestseller and now fast-selling film usually begin with criticisms of its illicit subject matter, horrible writing, abysmal acting and degrading content. In 1857, a similar conversation took place in France concerning Charles Baudelaire’s book of […]