Nida
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My name is Nida. I am 20 years old and am currently a math major at Rutgers University. Designing and writing are both passions of mine. I have recently started my own fashion line, Indifference . Check out the facebook page if you get the chance :)

Sumayyah bint Khayyat

Ever since I was a young girl, flipping through the pages of my Islamic Studies textbook in Sunday school, I’ve been exposed to the history of Islam. Amongst the many paragraphs and historical text I …

Glorification of Fair Skin: A Demoralizing Trend

“Oh my God, you’re Pakistani? No way!” “But you’re so white!” An awkward silence would follow every time someone would define my skin tone in relation to my heritage. In the past, my adolescent self w…

Western Feminism and Free Will

It is true that there is a line between oppression and free-will. It is also true that that line is not a fine one. These thoughts swarmed my mind when I took a Women, Culture, and Society class two s…

“Hijabi” vs. “Non-Hijabi”

I’m sorry, but why does this even matter? All my life, I have always heard this constant battle being spoken among religious gatherings, classrooms, and social hangouts. The distinction between …