Sadia Nowshin

Fan fiction should be encouraged, not dismissed

If you were lucky enough (or unlucky, depending on what you saw) to have discovered the wonders of websites like Wattpad or Tumblr in your tween-to-teen years, you will have experienced the vast range of fan fiction on offer. From boy bands to Harry Potter and everything in between, there...
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Posted Feb. 17, 2019

Why we should embrace standing ovations

As the cast re-entered the stage at the end of Hamilton, the whole crowd – including me – rose to their feet in eager applause. I had waited seven months to see the musical. It had surpassed my (very) high expectations and, in that moment, I was genuinely full of...
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Posted Feb. 2, 2019

Literature through the ages: the must-reads

Literature has always been an integral part of culture and the list of ‘classics’ has become steadily more extensive as each century passes by. If you don’t know where to start, I’m here to provide you with a whistle-stop tour of what are, in my humble opinion, some of the...
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Posted Nov. 26, 2018