Salma Mohammad Ali

Salma Mohammad Ali fears she is becoming a crazy cat lady and uses writing as a means to grasp on to sanity.

Types of people in pet society Facebook groups

As a lonely person who spends much of her time looking at cat pictures, I frequent all the pet society groups on Facebook. Below are

Caring for stray animals

I think back to a few years ago, when animal welfare groups were almost unheard of on Facebook and helping an abandoned kitten find a home was no easy feat.

Struggles of having no eyebrows

A few years ago, a makeup-obsessed friend demanded I be the subject of her latest eye shadow experiment. It was a boring Saturday evening so I thought, why the heck not?

A Surprisingly Not Overdone Fantasy-Romance

A few weeks ago, flipping through TV channels brought me to Beautiful Creatures.

Struggles of Looking Younger Than You Really Are

People assume the two digit number on your birthday cake is a mistake and sometimes you really wonder if you were adopted and your parents messed up your age.

A Terrible Experience: My First Video Interview

If you thought Skype calls were bad, allow me to introduce you to video interviews. You may be required to complete one when you're applying to a university and in-person interviews can't be arranged.

Stuff Pet Owners Have to Deal With

You probably share meals with your cat, never let your dog leave your sight, and feel loved when your rabbit scratches you.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Folks You Meet at Comic Cons

People lining up for hours, even days, at the opening of a fast-food joint is proof that there isn't much to spend your time on here.

December 29, 2016
December 29, 2016

Must Reads for Economics Nerds

Economics is a very demanding subject filled with theories, graphs and loads of math. If you love the subject despite this (or because of this), and need a change from your regular textbook, here are some pleasure reads to satisfy the economist in you.

December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016

Games to Play at a Small School Campus

If you're one of the lucky few who go to a school with a large campus, you probably have tons of options for recreation – playgrounds, football fields, basketball courts, maybe even a swimming pool.

December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016

What Siblings Are Like

If you're not an only child, then you've been blessed with a sibling or more who probably fall into at least one of the following categories.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

ACT or SAT

We all know how important standardised test scores are. They enable admissions officers to compare you with other applicants, and often act as a filter for opening applications in the first place.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Giving a Voice through Photography

A three-day photo exhibition (starting from December 8, 2016) titled “The Unheard Voices” was held at Gallery Chitrak in Dhaka.

November 3, 2016
November 3, 2016

100% Guaranteed to Work Acne Remedies

Frantically pulling your hair over your forehead or deliberately turning your face to the right during a photo is just some of the things that come with being cursed with acne.

November 3, 2016
November 3, 2016

Characters You Meet at MUNs

Let's face it, other than for "developing skills" or "challenging yourself," MUN conferences are often more about that participation certificate, flaunting yourself in formals, and meeting new people. Speaking of the latter, here are a few categories of MUN-ers that you're likely to come across at every conference.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

Model International Criminal Court World 2016 - Bangladeshi Law Enthusiasts go to Europe

Model International Criminal Court (MICC) is a simulation of actual trials that took place under the ICC, where the participants are school and university students.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Pulling Off Events at School

The possibilities, when it comes to school events, are endless – competitions, Model UNs, tournaments and so on.

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