Zaina Kahuk

Bio

I tell stories, wanna hear one? Chicago.

Snapchat Takes The West Bank: Why It Was So Important To Go Live

By Zaina Kahuk
Snapchat live stories have easily become everyone's favorite addition to the app. The live stories offer Shapchat's users the chance to get a glimpse of what a typical day looks like for people all around the world. One day, you could be walking…

What Happened When Bill Maher Compared Zayn Malik To A Boston Bomber

By Zaina Kahuk
Bill Maher has been anything but discreet when it comes to his opinions on Islam. The 59-year-old "Real Time with Bill Maher" host is no stranger to riling up Muslims with his unapologetic stance on the Middle East, Islam and all things…

The Spontaneous Life: Why The Best Plan Is To Never Have A Plan

By Zaina Kahuk
If 12-year-old me could see 22-year-old me, I am pretty sure she would be utterly disappointed. I have always been one for making plans, always knowing what’s next and having it all mapped out. I imagined myself living a successful life; finishing…

SCOTUS Delivers Justice To A Muslim Woman In Abercrombie & Fitch Case

By Zaina Kahuk
The Muslim girl who was turned down for a job after showing up to the interview wearing a black headscarf finally got her justice. Back in 2008, 17-year-old Samantha Elauf applied for a job at an Abercrombie Kids store in Tulsa, Oklahoma and was…

#WeAreAllUMass: Why Schools Are Turning Away Iranian Nationals

By Zaina Kahuk
The University of Massachusetts is receiving well-deserved backlash over a decision to stop admitting Iranian nationals to certain engineering and service programs at its Amherst campus. The ban stems from The United States' efforts to prevent the…

#MuslimLivesMatter: Why Three Deaths Went Unnoticed In The Media

By Zaina Kahuk
On the night of February 10, three Chapel Hill students were murdered outside an apartment complex near the University of North Carolina. All three took shots to the head, execution style. They were pronounced dead on the scene. But, as the hours…