Explore. Connect. Expand.

Month: April 2016

A Love Song to an Orphanage in Guatemala

A Love Song to an Orphanage in Guatemala

“Anna” refers to the “Hogar Madre Anna Vitiello Orphanage” in Sumpango Guatemala, where I spent just over a week doing relief work with my fellow classmates from the University of Alberta. I wrote this song while sitting on my bunk bed in the orphanage after […]

The Long Walk Home by Brandon Wint

The Long Walk Home by Brandon Wint

  Brandon Wint, a two-time national champion of poetry slam and one of Canada‚Äôs most beloved and well-respected spoken word artists, released his first full length album, The Long Walk Home, on April 22nd, 2016. The album, a unique one within the landscape of Canadian […]

I am Woman by Zohreh Valiary

I am Woman by Zohreh Valiary

What role do women play in societies around the world? We talk about repressive cultures while considering the West, a safe haven for women. Is that an accurate depiction of the situation? Are women in the West truly more free from the influence of male patriarchy? What comes to mind when we think about a Middle Eastern woman? Is it not time we break down our stereotypes and seek to understand instead?

Zohreh Valiary
https://www.facebook.com/zohreh.VE
Tehran, IRAN


error: Content is protected !!